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A TALE OF 2 CYCLONES

Disaster survivors are alike, but every disaster victim suffers in their own way. I learned this lesson not from Leo Tolstoy’s opening line in Anna Karenina, but when I was in India’s cyclone-hit areas last week, coordinating an emergency response on behalf of Plan

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FIGHTING CHOLERA IN CAMEROON

The clock is ticking on dealing with the deadly cholera outbreak that has swept through Cameroon. Public health officials say that the outbreak this year has claimed 135 lives. Almost three-quarters of the total 4,122 cases have occurred in areas close to the capital,

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TSUNAMI’S CHILDREN

An aid worker’s first-hand account of how the children of Japan are coping SENDAI AND TOKYO – The name of the kindergarten is Sakuragi Hanazamo, or, translated into English, Cherry Blossom Tree. It’s in Tagajo, 20 km from Sendai. On any other day, it should

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