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2011-07-20 10:30:00

UNICEF appeals for donations to provide critical relief - $10 can feed a child for 10 days NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations declared today a famine in two regions of southern Somalia: southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle.

2006-04-04 16:46:26

NIAMEY (Reuters) - Niger said on Tuesday it would deny accreditation to foreign journalists who reported alleged food shortages in the central African state after criticising three BBC journalists for their "negative" coverage.

2005-11-21 02:47:17

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Thousands of children face severe malnutrition in southeastern Madagascar and 1,600 could soon die if they do not receive emergency food aid, a government official said on Monday.

2005-08-03 09:17:09

By Finbarr O'Reilly YAMA, Niger (Reuters) - Emergency operations to feed 2.5 million people in Niger reached some of their first beneficiaries on Wednesday, but there was only enough for some of the hundreds of women and children who came in search of help.

2005-07-31 14:12:12

By Matthew Green TAHOUA, Niger (Reuters) - The United Nations has more than doubled the number of people it plans to feed in Niger as dwindling food supplies in villages push more people close to the brink of starvation. The U.N.

2005-07-31 09:01:05

By Matthew Green TAHOUA, Niger (Reuters) - The United Nations has more than doubled the number of people it plans to feed in Niger over the past few days as dwindling food supplies in villages bring people closer to the brink of starvation. The U.N.

2005-07-30 08:42:13

By Matthew Green TAHOUA, Niger (Reuters) - Malaria and diarrhoea pose a growing threat to Niger's starving children, aid workers said on Saturday, some infants looking desperately weak as they lay in an emergency feeding tent in the northern town of Tahoua.

2005-07-20 15:59:47

(Corrects dollar figures in second and third paragraph of story.) By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Niger's severe food crisis could have been prevented if the United Nations had a reserve fund to jump-start humanitarian aid while appeals for money were considered, a senior U.N.

2005-07-20 15:55:00

(Corrects dollar figures in second and third paragraph of story.) By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Niger's severe food crisis could have been prevented if the United Nations had a reserve fund to jump-start humanitarian aid while appeals for money were considered, a senior U.N.


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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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