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Libya conflict lingers leaving nearly 2 million in need of health care

World Health Organization

27 January 2016 – As Libya’s yearlong peace talks aimed at establishing a unity government stall again, the lives of millions of people needing urgent health care linger in the balance. WHO and health partners require a total of US$ 50 million in 2016 to meet the urgent life-saving needs of nearly 2 million people. Speaking …

Skeletons of Cuito Cuanavale

Special Assignment

Almost three decades after the biggest battle since World War II was fought on the African continent, mechanical skeletons litter the landscape of southern Angola and many deadly dangers in the form of landmines remain hidden in the soil, taking their toll on innocent civilians. It’s been 27 years since the battle of Cuito Cuanavale …