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WFP launches innovative cash assistance programme in Darfur, supported by UK aid

Archived, 11 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed senior UK officials to a new cash assistance programme in Nyala’s Otash Camp in South Darfur. The programme, funded by UK Aid from the government of the United Kingdom, is currently providi ...

In Katsina: NGO raises alarm over “severe acute malnutrition”

Archived, 11 days ago From nigeriatoday.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - An NGO, Save the Children, says that Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) with its complication has killed many children in Katsina State due to non-release of Nutrition Support Funds by some local governments.

Mr Nura Muhammad, the NGO’s A ...

Refugees in Greece 'could freeze to death' in snow due to inadequate winter preparations, warn aid groups

Archived, 12 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - Humanitarian agencies have warned that without adequate housing refugees in Greece may die as the country continues to be gripped by freezing winter weather.

Parts of the country have seen more than a metre (three feet) of snow and tem ...

Record contributions from Belgium support WFP innovation & emergency response

Archived, 12 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has recognized the Government of Belgium’s substantial contributions in 2016, a year in which the Belgian Development Cooperation (DGCD) has donated more than €28 million to WFP projects reaching nearly 8 ...

Somalia: International charities issue appeals to help drought victims

Archived, 12 days ago From garoweonline.com 

Garoowe, SOMALIA - International aid organizations have recently expressed concerns to the worsening humanitarian situation in regions of Puntland state amid persistent drought conditions in Somalia, Garowe Online reports.

During an interview with Radio ...

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial shows positive prospects

Archived, 12 days ago From businessghana.com 

Accra, GHANA - An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea. The vaccine is the first to prevent infection from one of the most lethal known pathogens, and the findings add weight to early trial results pub ...

UN launches emergency aid appeal for Palestinians refugees

Archived, 12 days ago From citizen.co.za 

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an $813 million emergency appeal for Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory – including East Jerusalem – and those who have fled the c ...

Emergency seed distributions help Haitian farmers grow for winter harvest

Archived, 12 days ago From military-technologies.net 

Warsaw, POLAND - With little time to lose to secure a winter harvest in Hurricane-struck Haiti, FAO has begun emergency distributions of seeds and tools to help disaster-affected families produce food and restore livelihoods lost in the country’s biggest humanitarian ...

The Iraqi Red Crescent relieves more than 225,000 people during the liberation operations in Mosul

Archived, 12 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - More than two months have passed since the beginning of Mosul operations, and the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has implemented relief and health operations for the displaced people in Nineveh governorate, supported by its partners in the Interna ...

Grants of £1.65m for projects which help homeless and vulnerable people

Archived, 13 days ago From scottishhousingnews.com 

Dundee, U K - Organisations that work with homeless people and give housing support to vulnerable are to benefit from £1.65 million of Scottish Government grant funding.

The Housing Sector Voluntary Grant Scheme helps third sector organisations to d ...

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