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Contact tracing, targeted insecticide spraying can curb dengue outbreaks

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Public healthContact tracing, targeted insecticide spraying can curb dengue outbreaks

Published 22 February 2017

Contact tracing — a process of identifying everyone who has come into contact with those infected by a particular disease

Joint Statement On Famine In South Sudan

Life-saving support urgently needed in Greater Unity Region

The latest food security analysis in South Sudan has led to a declaration of famine in Leer and Mayendit counties in Greater Unity region. Two other counties …

Joint FAO/UNICEF/WFP statement on famine in South Sudan

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Women in the village of Rubkuai in Greater Unity State on February 16, 2017.

The heads of three UN agencies issued the following joint call for urgent action to allow aid to reach people facing

South Sudan: Humanitarian access to famine-affected areas essential, says FAO

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Displaced women and children under a hot sun in South Sudan’s Maban County, where food shortages are causing tension. Photo: UNHCR/P. Rulashe

With famine now declared in parts of South …

News in Brief 20 January 2017 (PM)

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Internally displaced persons (IDPs) line up early in the morning for a general food distribution at the UN Protection of Civilians Site, Malakal, South Sudan. Photo: IOM/Bannon

UN appeals for

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