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Refugees in Ghana to receive satellite education

Archived, 2 days ago From newsghana.com.gh 

Accra, GHANA - A new project enabling refugee children in the Ampain camp in Western Ghana to receive high quality teaching via distance learning is now fully established and being held up as part of a UNHCR campaign to showcase concrete solutions to refugee crises ...

UN Migration Agency launches detention centre mapping in Libya

Archived, 2 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - In the latest expansion to its activities, Libya’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) launched a Detention Centre Profile component on 14 June 2017.

The first round of assessments profiled 13 detention centres across the East, West and ...

Save the Children and Facebook share the plight of children in war-torn Syria

Archived, 2 days ago From adweek.com 

New York City, NEW YORK - Save the Children teamed up with Facebook on an ad campaign that launched on World Refugee Day Tuesday.

“It’s Not the Same This Year” features a series of 12-second spots depicting children from Syria and their transformations before a ...

Eastbourne’s Race for Life raises thousands for charity

Archived, 2 days ago From eastbourneherald.co.uk 

Eastbourne, U K - Fundraising runners braved the heat for a 5k race around Eastbourne Park on Sunday (June 18).

Part of the nationwide Race for Life event, hundreds of pink-clad women and children came together to raise Ł70,000 for Cancer Research UK.< ...

Hatfield slimmers donate over 400 bags of clothes to Cancer Research UK

Archived, 2 days ago From whtimes.co.uk 

Welwyn Garden City, U K - Generous slimmers have been donating the clothes they’ve slimmed out of to The Big Slimming World Clothes Throw in support of Cancer Research UK.

The South Hatfield and Birchwood Slimming World groups have collected 422 bags of clothes ...

Australia donates $2m for UNICEF’s children on the move response

Archived, 2 days ago From tolonews.com 

Kabul, AFGHANISTAN - The Australian government on Tuesday contributed $2.2 million USD to UNICEF’s humanitarian response in Afghanistan – to help fund critical child protection, health, nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene activities for displaced and returnee chi ...

Germany provides €28 million to support WFP cash assistance programme for conflict-affected Iraqis

Archived, 3 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a generous contribution of €28 million from the German Government, which will support food assistance to 275,000 displaced Iraqis in four governorates across the country.

“Germ ...

World Refugee Day: WHO training enables Syrian doctors and nurses to provide health care in Turkey

Archived, 3 days ago From euro.who.int 

Copenhagen, DENMARK - “We and the Turkish doctors are working like brothers and sisters.” These are the words of Muhammed Hattab, 1 of more than 3 million Syrian refugees now living in Turkey – the country with the highest number of refugees in the world. A doctor who fle ...

Polio eradication gets financial boost but suffers setbacks in Syria and Congo

Archived, 3 days ago From humanosphere.org 

Seattle, WASHINGTON - It is not quite time to declare it the ‘best of times and worst of times’ for the global effort to eradicate polio, but two new outbreaks of the infectious disease definitely puts a damper on the celebration regarding renewed international financial ...

Faith organisations set out vision of AIDS free generation

Archived, 3 days ago From caritas.org 

Vatican City, Vatican - A partnership between Caritas Internationalis, the US the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS recently made it possible for key stakeholders to gather in Abuja, Nigeria and discuss the role of faith-based organisations ...

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