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MSF calls for govt to increase promotion of medical services to rape survivors

Archived, 4 days ago From ewn.co.za 

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is calling on the South African government to increase sexual survivors' access to medical and psychosocial services at health facilities particularly in Rustenburg.

Yesterday, the organisation released th ...

Over 4,800 South Sudanese refugees moved to new camp in Gambella, Ethiopia

Archived, 4 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - IOM last week (9/2) transported 816 South Sudanese refugees from the Pagak entry point on the South Sudan-Ethiopia border to the new Nguenyyiel refugee camp in Gambella Region, Ethiopia, bringing the total number of refugees moved since the beginning ...

Going the extra mile to vaccinate children trapped by conflict

Archived, 4 days ago From huffingtonpost.ca 

Toronto, CANADA - In conflict-affected regions like northeast Nigeria, children miss out on life-saving vaccines.

Anyone with access to a TV or even a smartphone has unlimited access to images of the destruction that armed conflict causes around the glo ...

Somalia: ICRC assisting 240,000 people affected by severe drought

Archived, 4 days ago From mareeg.com 

London, U K - At a time of increasing concerns about severe drought and potential famine in Somalia, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) are currently distributing food to 140,000 drought-affected people. ...

UNICEF increase fund to Benue State

Archived, 4 days ago From tribuneonlineng.com 

Ibadan, NIGERIA - The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) country team leader, Dr Dorothy Ngacha, has said that the UN body has increased its donation to Benue State to about N175million.

Dr Ngacha disclosed this in Makurdi w ...

EU supports health sector with €70m

Archived, 4 days ago From thecable.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - The donation is the first phase of a project to support maternal, newborn and child health, strengthen Nigeria’s health sector and eradicate the polio virus in the country.

According to a statement, the federal government, through the ...

UK provides Burundi with £2 million

Archived, 4 days ago From iwacu-burundi.org 

Antwerp, BELGIUM - This Thursday 16 February 2017, Joyce Anelay, the British Minister in charge of human rights has visited the Centre in charge of victims of sexual-based violence in Burundi- SERUKA. She announces that UK provides £2million to Burundi, that is, about ...

Nearly 2,500 refugee children attend public schools in Greece: minister

Archived, 4 days ago From mb.com.ph 

Intramuros, PHILIPPINES - Nearly 2,500 refugee children are currently attending public schools in Greece thanks to an educational program which was introduced early in October, Greek Minister of Education Costas Gavroglou stated on Thursday while speaking in parliament.

Red Cross responds to the needs of quake-affected families in Philippines as aftershocks continue

Archived, 5 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - Residents in the city of Surigao were shaken awake from their sleep on Friday, 10 February, after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the northernmost province in Mindanao.

The shallow earthquake created strong tremors that caused damage ...

European Union supports WFP nutrition and food security project in Central Tanzania

Archived, 5 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of €9.5 million from the European Union (EU) in support of a €24.5 million Food Security and Nutrition Project in central Tanzania.

The project is designed to im ...

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