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News Mauritania » Gorgol: Mauritania’s parched earth

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Publication date: Friday 08 June 2012

Finding water and food to feed their families are the two main concerns of the population in Mauritania’s southern Gorgol region. What used to be the breadbasket of the country has, since the 1970’s, been significantly affected by climate change ...

News Mauritania » Gorgol: Sharing to survive

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Publication date: onday 16 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 » Gorgol: Senegalese Legend Baaba Maal in Mauritania: "The World Needs to React"

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Publication date: Sunday 19 February 2012

During a 48 hours visit to the Gorgol region of Mauritania, Senegalese musician Baaba Maal discovered the harsh reality for communities affected by a food crisis that now touches one in four people across the country. Today 700,000 people are food insecure ...

News Mauritania » Gorgol: Mauritania: Drought Sends Food Prices Soaring

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Publication date: onday 08 October 2012

Not so in Mauritania, where households are still struggling to cope with the effects of the drought, which has reduced farmers' crop yield and increased the price of food on local markets. Across the scrubland of the Gorgol region in southern Mauritania ...

News Mauritania » Gorgol: Mauritania commissions new Chinese offshore patrol boats

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Publication date: uesday 31 May 2016

They were named Gorgol (P 632) and Timbedra (P 631 ... Defence minister Mamadou Bathia Diallo said the vessels would improve Mauritania’s border security, with the Navy being able to face any threat from the sea. AMI reported that the Mauritanian ...

News Mauritania » Gorgol: HBKH serves 79,000 in Mauritania

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Publication date: Saturday 12 March 2016

Doha: Hamad Bin Khalifa Hospital in Boutilimit, Mauritania, has issued its annual report on medical ... in a two-day medical convoy dispatched by a local charity in Monguel, Gorgol Region, and another dispatched by the School of Medicine in Nouakchott.

News Mauritania » Gorgol: Devastating floods sweep across Africa

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Publication date: Friday 28 September 2007

In Mauritania, 30,000 people have lost their homes in the city of Tintane with at least two dead. Additionally thousands of families in the southern regions of Gorgol and Assaba, have been affected. Health centres, banks, pharmacies, mosques and the water ...

News Mauritania » Gorgol: Africa highlights: Samuel Eto'o denies saving 'slaves' from Libya, Harry wooed Meghan in Botswana

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Publication date: onday 27 November 2017

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News Mauritania » Gorgol: Aimore, Mauritania Weather

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Publication date: Wednesday 16 December 2015

A mostly clear sky. Low 61F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Weather events were at the forefront of news in 2017. Here are our best photos of the year, from the devastating to the beautiful. A destination guide to help you plan your next adventure.