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/ 30 January 2008

Worse to come in flooded Malawi

Rising flood waters devastating crops, livestock and infrastructure across half the coutry and menacing more than 73 000 Malawians are going to get worse, government officials said on Wednesday. ”It’s getting worse in Malawi because it is raining every day,” said Lilian Ng’oma, a senior official in the Disaster Management Ministry.

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/ 22 November 2007

Bangladesh faces second wave of death

The Bangladesh government pledged on Thursday to feed more than two million people left destitute by Cyclone Sidr amid warnings the country faces acute food shortages after the storm ravaged crops. The pledge comes as officials and relief agencies struggle to get desperately needed rice, drinking water and tents to remote villages.