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Wednesday, 7 August, 2002, 05:54 GMT 06:54 UK
Angola: a country in suffering

Civil war and difficult weather conditions have a devastating effect on the Angolan population. Ben Brown presents a special series on their plight.

Children hardest hit

A sick Angolan child
Children suffer the most
The country's harvests have been wrecked by the civil war and the onset of rains next month is threatening to hamper food deliveries. Many children may starve to death.


Aid agencies struggle to cope

Angolans gather for food
Crowds await food aid
The United Nations says an extra 150 million is needed to provide enough food for the next 18 months. Aid agencies face a difficult task operating in a country torn apart by civil war.


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