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January 23, 2009
Cholera death toll surpasses 2,700 in Zimbabwe

The United Nations said today that the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe has killed more than 2,700 people and infected more than 50,000.

Some have blamed the crisis on the policies of President Robert Mugabe.

Ann Veneman, the executive director of theĀ United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), recently returned from Zimbabwe and joins Martin Savidge to discuss efforts to combat the epidemic, UNICEF’s role in Zimbabwe and the relationship between Zimbabwe’s political impasse and its deteriorating health sector.

Additional footage: UNICEF

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My how quickly the world,UN,EU,US, came to the rescue of the Islamic terrorists Hamas in Gaza when the non-Moslems were getting close to ending their brutal reignof terror.
The outcry was at fever pitch,but now barely a peep with even greater calamity.
How slow the big elite mouths are to do anything with the Despot and megalomaniac Mugabe and his long drawn out destruction of Zimbabwe.
I say the world is led by a bunch of phony,evil, hypocrites who only have the stones to go after Israel.

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