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News Mauritania » Brakna: Over 40 pct of Mauritania's rural population living in poverty: UN

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Publication date: Wednesday 11 May 2016

NOUAKCHOTT, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Over 40 percent of Mauritania's rural population is living in a situation of crippling ... said 44 percent of the population in southern regions like Gorgol, Brakna and Trarza were living in extreme poverty.

News Mauritania » Brakna: QC establishes traditional bakeries in Mauritania

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Publication date: Friday 17 February 2017

Qatar Charity (QC) has implemented income-generating projects in central Mauritania and set up 10 traditional bakeries in villages of Brakna region. The initiative has empowered families economically and served 8,000 people from the surrounding areas ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: QC drills wells to provide drinking water in Mauritania

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Publication date: Friday 03 February 2017

Water from this artesian well benefits 6,000 villagers in Hodh El Gharbi region of Mauritania. RIGHT ... in addition to the villages of Dobounka and Abonde in Brakna region,” the statement noted. Previous projects carried out by QC included building ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Mauritania: Villagers Stare Hunger in the Face After Locust Invasion

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Publication date: Wednesday 09 February 2005

The WFP's relief efforts will concentrate on three provinces in southwestern Mauritania; Trarza, Brakna and Gorgol. Here two years of crippling drought, followed by last year's locust plague have destroyed traditional coping mechanisms. Tens of thousands ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Mauritania Fertile Ground for Arab Donors

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Publication date: onday 17 February 2014

Gorgol/Brakna — Drought-prone, chronically hungry Mauritania, with the help of the UN, is reaching out to Arab donors, encouraging them to reach beyond their customary role in development and engage in humanitarian response. Traditional humanitarian ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Rift Valley fever in Mauritania

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Publication date: Wednesday 31 October 2012

1 November 2012 - The Ministry of Health (MoH) in Mauritania declared an outbreak of Rift Valley ... The last case was notified on the 27 October 2012 from Magta Lahjar in the Brakna region. The 6 regions include Assaba, Brakna, Hodh Chargui, Hodh Gharbi ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Mauritania: Famine Fears On Rise Over Drought

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Publication date: Wednesday 19 October 2011

The Mauritanian Consumer Protection Association raised alarm bells earlier this month when it warned that Mauritania was at risk for famine ... Assaba, Trarza, Brakna, and Guidimaka,” Ould Ammar said. “In addition, poor rainfall didn’t allow people ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Mauritania reeling from unprecedented flooding

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Publication date: onday 30 September 2013

Weeks of heavy rains that began in mid-August have left much of Mauritania's capital city ... MRCS has distributed tents, utensils and kitchen sets in Tagant and Brakna in the southwest, and will continue assistance for three months, including training ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Sharing to survive

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Publication date: uesday 17 July 2012

The fragrance of cooking food wafts from a communal kitchen as the villagers of Djoke, in the Gorgol region of Mauritania, talk about how hunger and drought took them by surprise. Gorgol, Brakna and Assaba form the Triangle of Poverty, where at least 60 ...

News Mauritania » Brakna: Qaeda offshoot threatens life of Mauritania president

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Publication date: Sunday 06 February 2011

An Al-Qaeda offshoot in northwestern Africa threatened Monday to kill Mauritania's president for fighting a "proxy ... A second suspect was captured alive in the incident in the remote Brakna region, near the border with Senegal, they said.