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Tajikistan weathers energy, food shortages through winter

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Tajikistan weathers energy, food shortages through winter

Hundreds of people in Tajikistan died in the cold or went hungry last winter due to electricity shortages and crop devastation. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes from Tajikistan to describe the conditions that the country's people still endure.

Posted: March 12, 2009 11:25   Comments: 2
China faces worst drought in 50 years; wheat crops suffer

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China faces worst drought in 50 years; wheat crops suffer

China has declared a drought emergency and plans to provide nearly $13 billion in relief money, primarily to aid suffering wheat-growing regions. More than 4 million people face water shortages in the worst drought in 50 years.

Posted: February 10, 2009 07:33   Comments: 2

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