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IOM, UNHCR train Libyan partners in saving lives at sea

7 hours ago From newshour.com.bd  View Original Article

Dhaka, BANGLADESH - The IOM office in Tripoli, with UNHCR, has organized a two-day technical workshop for Libyan partners on saving lives of migrants off the Libyan coast.

The workshop, which took place from 29-30 July in Tunis and was funded by the Europ ...

Canada provides $18 million for global fight against Polio

7 hours ago From menafn.com  View Original Article

Amman, JORDAN - Canadian Minister of International Development Christian Paradis, announced that his country provides a total of up to 18 million to eradicate Polio worldwide .

In a statement, Paradis said late Saturday that during the next four years ...

Thousands run for charity in the York 10k

8 hours ago From thenorthernecho.co.uk  View Original Article

Darlington, U K - Thousands of runners took to the streets in a spectacular fundraising effort.

Some 6,000 people pounded the pavements of the region’s tourism capital in the city’s seventh Asda Foundation York 10K race.

And their efforts ...

Polio vaccination kicks off in 32 high risk counties

8 hours ago From allafrica.com  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The Ministry of Health on Saturday launched an oral polio vaccination campaign targeting six million children below five years in 32 high risk counties.

Speaking at the launch of the campaign in Nakuru, Health Cabinet Secretary James M ...

QRC water project for 120,000 in Gaza

9 hours ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com  View Original Article

Doha, Qatar - A new initiative by Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) will soon provide clean drinking water to 120,000 people in Gaza.

QRC has signed a memorandum of understanding with American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) to start a project to deliver drink ...

Emirati aid ship arrives in Somalia, deliveries food supplies

9 hours ago From sputniknews.com  View Original Article

Moscow, RUSSIA - A ship from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) delivered almost 500 tons of humanitarian aid to Bosaso, the northeastern Somalian city, local media reported.

According to The National newspaper, the aid included 11 varieties of food suppli ...

Aid rushed to Myanmar flood victims, as more heavy rains forecast

11 hours ago From uk.reuters.com  View Original Article

London, U K - Authorities and relief workers in flood-hit Myanmar are rushing to provide aid to thousands of people after weeks of heavy rains that have killed at least 21 people this month, aid agencies said.

Seasonal rains since late June have inu ...

Firefighters take on 168-mile station walk for charity

12 hours ago From lancashiretelegraph.co.uk  View Original Article

Blackburn, U K - Firefighters are used to going the extra mile in the course of their duties, but three intrepid firemen have gone an extra 168.

Hyndburn station manager Neil Mark, Ribble Valley station manager Phil Whittaker, and community fire safety ...

Non-profit steps up relief efforts in flood hit areas of Chitral

Archived, 2 days ago From tribune.com.pk 

Karachi, PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chapter distributed 223 family packages, containing non-food items (NFI) worth Rs14.3 million among people affected by floods in Chitral.

In Orghoch village, PRCS distributed ...

WFP starts distributing food to 340,000 people in Aden, Yemen

Archived, 2 days ago From shanghaidaily.com 

Shanghai, CHINA - The World Food Programme ( WFP) has begun distributions of food to around 340,000 people in eight of the worst-affected areas of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Thursday.

"WFP p ...

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