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Inter-agency humanitarian convoy delivers aid to Syriaís Harasta - UN

Archived, 3 days ago From sputniknews.com 

Moscow, RUSSIA - Syria has been torn by war for over six years. Despite the efforts of the Syrian government, Russia and international humanitarian organizations, the humanitarian crisis is claiming hundreds of lives every week.

"The UN, Syrian Arab Re ...

UK appeal launched for London tower block residents following devastating fire

Archived, 3 days ago From media.ifrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help people affected by a major fire that destroyed a tower block in London.

Money will be given to people affected by the blaze, including those who have lost everything, to buy the thin ...

IFRC urges radical measures to contain drought in east Africa

Archived, 3 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - A paradigm shift is required urgently to break the cycle of droughts that are to blame for acute hunger and malnutrition in the East and Horn of Africa region, a senior charity official said on Monday.

Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, Regional D ...

The pneumonia vaccine could save your life

Archived, 3 days ago From theherald.com.au 

Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - People die from pneumonia. Often.

Despite this, there is a lack of awareness about the disease.

Some people donít know thereís a vaccine against it. Others know about the vaccine but havenít made the effort to get it.

World Refugee Council raises alarm over S. Sudan crisis

Archived, 3 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris, FRANCE - The World Refugee Council (WRC) says nations have not done enough to help Uganda and it neighbours handle South Sudanís humanitarian "tragedy".

The global body, in a statement, said nations must "share the responsibility for protecting ...

WFP rushes food aid to war-torn and famine-hit South Sudan

Archived, 4 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - With the beginning of the rainy season and accompanying difficulties caused by unpaved roads, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is racing with time to deliver food aid via Sudanese humanitarian corridors to thousands of people affected by war and fam ...

Lead Poisoning: MSF, FG treat 5000 children in Zamfara

Archived, 4 days ago From nigeriatoday.ng 

Akwa Ibom, NIGERIA - The head of Mťdecins Sans FrontiŤres (Doctors Without Borders) Nigeria, Phillip Aruna has said the organisation has been able to treat 5,000 children of lead poisoning in Zamfara State, since it commenced in 2010.

Recall that LEAD poi ...

RAF funds UN food programme for Syrian kids

Archived, 4 days ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com 

Doha, Qatar - The United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP) is implementing a project, financed by Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), at a cost of QR2m for distributing food to Syrian children suffering from malnutrition.

Ladies in the soup at Pretty Muddy to help fight breast cancer

Archived, 4 days ago From bournemouthecho.co.uk 

Bournemouth, U K - IT was a pretty muddy experience for the 1,200 women who took part in a race to beat breast cancer.

Baiter Park in Poole was a sea of pink as females from across the south gathered to raise funds and awareness of work by Cancer Researc ...

EU donate vessels to Turkey to deal with migration crisis

Archived, 4 days ago From newsghana.com.gh 

Accra, GHANA - The Turkish Coastguard (TUR CG) received in Antalya two search and rescue vessels. The vessels are part of a EUR 20 million agreement between the European Union and the UN Migration Agency (IOM).

The Turkish Government responded to the ...

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