Malaria Epidemic Forces Assam Rebels Out Of The Jungle
Dozens of separatist guerrillas in Assam were forced out of the jungles not by the armed forces, but by the mosquitoes, seeking treatment for malaria.//
A police spokesperson said a malaria epidemic sweeping Assam and its adjoining areas have forced rebels
of the outlawed United Liberation Fro...
Tenegar Town Celebrates Dedication Of New Clinic As Beacon Of Hope
...amolu M. Dukuly Memorial Health Center now proudly occupies the original site of a burned-out clinic that stood empty since the facility was looted by rebels
in the early 90's during the nation's 14-year civil war.
Plans are for the new clinic to be staffed and operated by the Ministry of Health and S...
Ceasefire Broken in Democratic Republic of Congo; International Medical Corps Warns of Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe and Wider Regional Impact
... LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fighting resumed
Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and rebels
to seize Goma, International Medical Corps is deeply concerned that a
humanitarian catastrophe could unfold and quickly spread across ...
Livelihood Programs Help Heal War Wounds in Uganda
...ives of those around
her were full of fear caused by Lord's Resistance Army rebels
One day in 2004, her life took a major turn for the...t orders and was the safest
way to remain alive. The Lord's Resistance Army rebels
were at the height
of their rebellion, killing and maiming civilians, and a...
Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill
In public hospitals in Man and Bouak, Mdecins Sans Frontires (Doctors Without Borders) began providing free health care services after rebels
took over the cities in 2002 and government-paid doctors and nurses fled for their lives. But with efforts toward peace advancing, health workers have...
Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN
...olitical shorthand - an ethnic conflict pitting Arab militias against black rebels
and farmers," Ban wrote in The Washington Post. "Look to its roots, though,...0,000 people have been killed in conflicts, in Darfur since 2003. The local rebels
took up arms against the Sudanese government, accusing it of decades of neg...
TB Super-strain Found in Myanmar Migrants
Hundreds of thousands of people in eastern Myanmar have been displaced by decades of fighting between the military government and ethnic rebels
fighting for autonomy in their regions. Some live as refugees in Thailand in camps strung along the border, but many more are migrants who either cros...
Food Poisoning Kills Nine at Chhattisgarh Relief Camp
... epidemic having spread in the camp.
About 4,000 tribals have settled at the Injeram camp for the past one year as they face threats from Maoist rebels
after the tribals launched a civil militia movement in June 2005. The movement now receives military and monetary backing from the state government. ...
AIDS shadow looms over Bhilai plant
...ials say a large number of unreported AIDS patients die every month in rural areas due to the poor health network and threat of violence by the Maoist rebels
who are active in eight of the state's 16 districts.
In May, UNAIDS said there were an estimated 5.7 million Indians living with AIDS at the end...
UNICEF To Help For The Betterment Of Refugee Kids in Chhattisgarh
...n relief camps in the district since the government launched an armed movement in June last year against outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist. The rebels
had retaliated by targeting local tribals for their alleged support to government.
Officials say that at least 135 persons, mostly tribals, have...
Book's plea: Save the bonobos
...ell phones, Play Stations and computer chips, is highly prized. The habitat of the bonobo is ground zero for conflict between Rwanda and Uganda-backed rebels
and the government of the DRC to control the Coltan market.
Thus, bonobos face long odds for survival. Goodenough is part of a heroic effort to c...
Uganda's mountain gorillas increase in number
...orilla population in 2003 revealed 380 gorillas, up from 324 individuals counted in the previous census in 1989. In spite of incursions by farmers and rebels
into the parks, and a few recent poaching events, Virungas?mountain gorillas are persisting as well, thanks to sustained conservation efforts by the g...