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maandag 9 april 2018

WHO: Enabling quick action to save lives – the Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Enabling quick action to save lives – the Contingency Fund for Emergencies
In October 2016, Haiti was hit by its strongest hurricane for more than half a century. Hurricane Matthew caused enormous damage, killing more than 470 people, leaving more than 175 000 homeless and decimating what little infrastructure the country had.

Despite the devastation, within five days of receiving a request for help, WHO medical supplies – including cholera and malaria diagnosis and treatment kits – were being delivered to affected areas.
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Healing the mental scars of violence in northeastern Nigeria
It began as a hot autumn day like any other for Aisha (pseudonym). The girl with big eyes was looking out of the window of her house, watching a group of men approach her brothers who were harvesting crops. Aisha thought they were family friends because they came up close to her siblings.

Her mother Gaji was doing her household chores when she heard her 13-year-old daughter let out a piercing scream.
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