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SRI LANKA: UN urges investigations of deaths and more security for aid workers

"United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator John Holmes has strongly urged Sri Lanka to conclude slow-moving investigations into the year-old killing of 17 humanitarian workers even as humanitarian agencies said security concerns were slowing down aid delivery...Describing the gunning down on 6 August 2006, of the Action Contre la Faim (ACF) employees in eastern Muttur town in Trincomalee District, as the 'single worst crime committed against humanitarian workers in recent history,' Holmes, who is on a four-day visit to the island, asked the government to do everything possible to prevent

MALI: Why Is Malnutrition Still 'Not a Priority'?

"Despite producing agricultural surpluses, Mali’s malnutrition rates remain high.


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Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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