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Japan donates Rwf1.2 billion towards relief of Burundian refugees

Archived, 2 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday received from the Japanese government 165 million Japanese Yen (Rwf1.2 billion) which will go towards food and nutrition relief for over 55,000 Burundian refugees at Mahama Refugee Camp and the reception centr ...

West Norfolk stroke victims put best forward at Sandringham walk

Archived, 2 days ago From lynnnews.co.uk 

King's Lynn, U K - More than 120 people took part in the Step out for Stroke walk which raised almost £1,600 for the Stroke Association.

Louise Everett, fundraiser at the Stroke Association, said: “The local community really helped us to make this an eve ...

Charity develops £4.5m fund to tackle homelessness

Archived, 2 days ago From publicsectorexecutive.com 

Manchester, U K - A social investment fund worth £4.5m has this week been launched by charity Homeless Link to tackle the issue in local areas.

The fund will support housing agencies and social enterprises across England to reduce homelessness and is o ...

Turkish Red Crescent provides aid for Somalis this Ramadan

Archived, 2 days ago From dailysabah.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - The Turkish Red Crescent has recently picked up pace in its humanitarian aid delivered to drought-stricken Somalia as the Muslim-majority country is set to experience the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the face of a serious famine threat. The Turkis ...

Burundian refugees get food from Rwanda

Archived, 3 days ago From ktpress.rw 

Kigali, RWANDA - World Food Programme (WFP) – Rwanda will today start a process of distributing sacks of beans grown by Rwandan farmers to 55,000 Burundian refugees.

An official handover of the food was today held at WFP office between WFP representati ...

Turkey delivers medical aid to Libya

Archived, 3 days ago From hurriyetdailynews.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - Turkey delivered 22 tons of medicine and medical supplies to Libya on May 24, the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said.

“In response to the needs of various hospitals and health centers in Libya, the Turkish Red Crescent, with the coordin ...

New UNHCR camp opens in response to surge in West Mosul displacement

Archived, 3 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened another camp in response to a recent surge in the number of newly-displaced Iraqis fleeing the military offensive in western Mosul. An estimated 40,000 people fled areas of north-west Mosul and the Old City ov ...

WHO to intensify efforts to eradicate cholera in Somalia

Archived, 3 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - The UN World Health Organization (WHO) plans to intensify efforts to eradicate cholera deaths in Somalia, officials said on Wednesday.

WHO Consultant on Health Emergency Planning and Implementation Khalif Bile Mohamud told journalists ...

Heads of UN food agencies visit famine-stricken South Sudan

Archived, 3 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - All parties to the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine and severe hunger, the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Natio ...

UNICEF school for Syrians opens in Adana

Archived, 3 days ago From dailysabah.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - Turkish and U.S. officials opened a school for 1,600 Syrians built by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) with funds from the United States.

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was among those who attended t ...

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