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Madagascar delivers plea on aid shipments

29 July 2010 Last updated at 07:53 BST

The Madagascan government has appealed to the international community not to abandon the country, following the suspension of much aid to the island last year.

Most donors stopped aid shipments after a violent change of government and have said they will not restart donations until elections are held.

Linda Pressly reports from Madagascar.

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