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Diseases: Rotary International provides 7 Ibadan communities potable water

Archived, 9 days ago From leadership.ng 

Abuja, NIGERIA - In an attempt to fight health diseases such as bacterial, guinea worm, which have ravaged seven communities in Ibadan, Oyo State, Rotary International District 9125 has come to their rescue with the provision of potable water.
The donation by ...

UNHCR appeals to rival parties in S. Sudan to end ongoing war

Archived, 9 days ago From gurtong.net 

Juba, South Sudan - In a statement released on Friday, the UNHCR appealed to President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the rebels under Riek Machar, to find workable political solution in order give hope to the fleeing refugees feared to have reached up to more than 1.5 million ...

U.N. agencies are giving away more cash to meet growing humanitarian needs

Archived, 10 days ago From humanosphere.org 

Seattle, WASHINGTON - Humanitarian groups struggling to keep up with growing humanitarian needs are turning to cash as a way to make every dollar count. Faced with funding shortfalls, U.N. agencies are using more cash-based programs.

The World Food Programm ...

East Africa: Region gets U.S.$18 million funding to fight HIV

Archived, 10 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are among 13 African countries that will receive $55 million from the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls and young women.

Tanzania will get $8 million while Kenya and Uganda will receive $5 ...

Turkish Red Crescent to continue to aid wounded from Aleppo

Archived, 10 days ago From dailysabah.com 

Istanbul, TURKEY - Turkey will continue to aid residents of Aleppo in northern Syria and is currently carrying out a feasibility study to open new hospitals for the wounded, according to head of the Turkish Red Crescent, Kerem Kınık.

Kın&# ...

Charity seeks to reverse UK's end to child migrant program

Archived, 10 days ago From foxnews.com 

New York City, NEW YORK - A charity took the British government to court Friday seeking to reverse the closure of a program bringing unaccompanied child migrants to the U.K., as the head of the Anglican Church said children will be trafficked and exploited as a result of the ...

Careem, UNHCR team up to collect funds for MENA refugees

Archived, 10 days ago From egyptianstreets.com 

Panama, PANAMA - Careem, regionís leading online transportation network and cab-booking app, announced collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to raise awareness and support programs that benefit refugees, asylum seekers and the s ...

Japan backs IOM aid operations in drought-stricken Somalia

Archived, 11 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The Government of Japan has committed over USD 3.6 million to support IOMís response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Somalia. The funds will help IOM address urgent needs of vulnerable migrants, internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees an ...

Lesotho uses mobile tech to help HIV-positive women access treatment

Archived, 11 days ago From newsdeeply.com 

New York City, NEW YORK - Less than a year after the launch of a project that uses mobile phone apps to help give HIV-positive women and children in two Lesotho districts better access to treatment, the initiative has proved so successful that itís due to expand across the co ...

Mercy Corps ENGINE program has given us hopeí

Archived, 11 days ago From nationalmirroronline.net 

Lagos, NIGERIA - The Mercy Corpsí Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises, ENGINE, program has really impacted positively in my life and many other girls.

This was the summation of Elizabeth Adeniyi, one of the beneficiaries of the ENGINE program i ...

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