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FAO

Poor rains followed by floods likely to worsen food crisis, experts warn

After a poor rainy season, parts of southern Somalia are now being hit by severe bouts of floods, further aggravating the already alarming food security situation. FAO is urgently appealing for $49 million.

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OCHA

Nine million people have been displaced and scattered across Iraq since January 2014

The recent displacements in October largely occurred in Anbar, Ninewa, and Diyala. About 47 per cent of all Iraq’s displaced people are located in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) and the disputed border regions of Akre and Shikhan, in Ninewa Governorate; and Kifri and Khanaqin, in Diyala Governorate.

OCHA

The deep roots of malnutrition in Mali

The Ségou region has one of the highest malnutrition rates in Mali: nearly one child in six is severely malnourished, affecting children’s ability to grow and putting lives at risk.

IRIN

Battling endemic impunity in CAR

The ICC is stepping up its work in the country, pledging to bring the worst perpetrators of violence to justice, but the prevailing insecurity in many areas rules out any quick-fix solutions.

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