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1. DRC: North Kivu displaced need more help
2. UGANDA: Cervical cancer - silent killer
3. HIV/AIDS: Criminalization of drug use fuelling HIV
4. UGANDA: Learning lessons from lethal landslides
5. UGANDA: Human trafficking drive needs rescuing
6. KENYA: Mombasa steels itself for attacks

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DRC: North Kivu displaced need more help



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NAIROBI, 25 June 2012 (IRIN) - Humanitarians are struggling to meet the
basic needs of over 200,000 people recently displaced by clashes in
North Kivu Province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Access
has been limited by the mountainous and volcanic terrain coupled with
widespread, shifting insecurity.
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UGANDA: Cervical cancer - silent killer



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AMOLATAR/GULU, 25 June 2012 (IRIN) - In the obstetrics and gynaecology
ward of St Mary's Hospital Lacor in northern Uganda's Gulu District,
Apilli Kilara lies on the floor under a blood-stained sheet, staring at
the ceiling.
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HIV/AIDS: Criminalization of drug use fuelling HIV



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NAIROBI, 27 June 2012 (PlusNews) - The war against drugs is hurting the
fight against HIV, according to a new report by the Global Commission
on Drug policy, an international panel that advocates science-based
strategies to reduce the harm caused by drugs.
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UGANDA: Learning lessons from lethal landslides



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KAMPALA, 27 June 2012 (IRIN) - Following a third landslide in as many
years that left at least 18 dead and over 100 missing in eastern
Uganda's mountainous district of Bududa, experts are warning that
unless long-term measures are put in place, similar disasters are
inevitable.
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UGANDA: Human trafficking drive needs rescuing



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KAMPALA, 28 June 2012 (IRIN) - Uganda set up a national human
trafficking task force in April, but a national action plan to combat
trafficking - originally due in June - could be delayed for months as
officials take stock of existing and fragmented law enforcement efforts.
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KENYA: Mombasa steels itself for attacks



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MOMBASA, 29 June 2012 (IRIN) - Following three grenade attacks in
recent months and a US "terror" alert, residents of the coastal Kenyan
city of Mombasa are bracing themselves for the possibility of future
attacks; local leaders are working towards better disaster preparedness
and improvements in the emergency services.
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