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PRC hands over relief items for Syrian refugees

Archived, 13 days ago From nation.com.pk 

Lahore, PAKISTAN - Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) on Thursday handed over the consignment of relief goods for Syrian refugees with the coordination of Turkey, official said.

Handover ceremony took place at President House, where President Mamnoon Hussain ha ...

Japanese govt grants $7 million aid for Afghan refugees, host communities in Pakistan

Archived, 13 days ago From tribune.com.pk 

Karachi, PAKISTAN - A grant of $7 million (Rs734 million) has been released by the Japanese government to UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Programme (WFP) to support Afghan Refugees and host communities in Pakistan, according to a press release i ...

South Sudan famine stricken regions receive emergency food rations

Archived, 13 days ago From africanews.com 

Pointe-Noire, CONGO - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) began airdropping emergency food rations to famine stricken areas in South Sudan.

According to WFP, some 14,000 people had been registered and assisted by inter-agency rapid response missio ...

National polio immunization campaign reaches five million children in Yemen as conflict intensifies

Archived, 13 days ago From unicef.org 

New York, NEW YORK - Amid escalating violence, UNICEF and partners have completed the first round of a nationwide door-to-door vaccination campaign reaching 5 million children under the age of five with oral polio vaccine and vitamin A supplementation.

In ...

Qatar Red Crescent provides $1mn winterization aid for Syrians

Archived, 13 days ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com 

Doha, Qatar - Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has accomplished winterization projects jointly with Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) for the benefit of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Syria, at an overall cost of $1 million (QR 3.65 million).

One p ...

On International Women's Day UNAIDS is urging countries to stop 1 million women and girls from becoming infected with HIV every year

Archived, 13 days ago From unaids.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - On International Women’s Day UNAIDS has released a new report which shows that there is an urgent need to scale up HIV prevention and treatment services for women and girls. The report, When women lead, change happens, shows that globally in 2015, th ...

UNICEF welcomes Canada's investment in girls and women's rights on International Women's Day

Archived, 14 days ago From finance.yahoo.com 

New York City, NEW YORK - UNICEF Canada has responded to today's announcement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau of $650 million over three years in funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights. UNICEF Canada's ...

Autism charity launches new campaign – Autism Can!

Archived, 14 days ago From westbridgfordwire.com 

West Bridgford, U K - With a grant support of £19,653 from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, Autism East Midlands have proudly launched their ‘Autism Can!’ campaign.

The grant will be spent on purchasing a variety of equipment, products, and supplie ...

Japan commits Rwf520m towards care of Burundian refugee children

Archived, 14 days ago From newtimes.co.rw 

Kigali, RWANDA - The Government of Japan has provided funding for UNICEF to the tune of $636,000 (approximately Rwf520m) to expand refugee children’s access to essential services in Mahama Camp, including child protection, early childhood development and education.

UNHCR opens new camp as numbers of families fleeing Mosul continues to increase

Archived, 14 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has opened Chamakor camp – its latest camp opened in response to the surge in displacement triggered by the government offensive to recapture Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul.

Chamakor, located about 20 k ...

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