Wednesday, January 02, 2008

"Top ten most underreported humanitarian stories of 2007"

From Doctors without Borders (MSF):

1. Displaced fleeing war in Somalia face humanitarian crisis
2. Political and economic turmoil sparks health-care crisis in Zimbabwe
3. Drug-resistant tuberculosis spreads as new drugs go untested
4. Expanded use of nutrient dense ready-to-use foods crucial for reducing childhood malnutrition
5. Civilians increasingly under fire in Sri Lankan conflict
6. Conditions worsen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
7. Living precariously in Colombia's conflict zones
8. Humanitarian aid restricted in Myanmar
9. Civilians caught between armed groups in Central African Republic
10. As Chechen conflict ebbs, critical humanitarian needs still remain

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