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USAID:$5 million to improve community healthcare in Kenya

10 hours ago From mareeg.com  View Original Article

London, U K - The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab announced $5 million to Living Goods, an organization building local networks of health entrepreneurs who provide their communities with quality, low-cost healthcare. ...

China donates U.S.$2 million to WFP for Somalia aid

11 hours ago From allafrica.com  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The Chinese government has donated two million U.S. dollars to the World Food Programme (WFP) for its humanitarian work in Somalia, where a drought has deteriorated food security situation.

A ceremony was held in the Somali capital Mog ...

Red Cross to step in aid of 1.2 million Kenyans facing moderate, severe drought

12 hours ago From the-star.co.ke  View Original Article

Nairobi, KENYA - More than one million people in 19 counties are experiencing moderate or severe droughts, Kenya Red Cross has said.

In its Kenya Food Security Steering Group Long Rains Assessment Report, the agency those affected are mainly from pasto ...

Save the Children to provide education support for children in most affected areas

12 hours ago From pia.gov.ph  View Original Article

Quezon City, PHILIPPINES - Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by Typhoon Lawin which tore through the Philippines overnight, with reports of widespread devastation including flattened homes, damaged schools and toppled trees.

With winds gusting a ...

Red Cross to deploy humanitarian caravan in response to Lawin

12 hours ago From pia.gov.ph  View Original Article

Quezon City, PHILIPPINES - A humanitarian caravan loaded with assets, equipment and emergency relief items is to be deployed by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on October 22, bound for the provinces of Isabela and Cagayan to bring emergency aid to communities that were affected ...

Hundreds get muddy raising money for charity

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

Newport, U K - More than 900 people helped to raise £3,500 for local charities after taking part in a fundraising run with a difference held in Chepstow.

The Chepstow Stampede, now in its third year, saw attendees of all ages take part in courses of ...

Agency provides water, sanitation facilities in 20,000 Nigerians communities

13 hours ago From pulse.ng  View Original Article

Lagos, NIGERIA - The UNICEF Chief of WASH, Mr. Kannan Nadar, made the fact known in Abuja on Thursday during a meeting on Capacity Assessment of Selected States and Local Governments Areas in Nigeria.

Nadar said that communities were drawn from 98 loca ...

QRCS brings relief to flood victims in Sudan

14 hours ago From reliefweb.int  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed a relief intervention for the victims of flash floods in Hameshkorieb, Kassala Province, eastern Sudan, by providing nonfood aid worth $50,000 for 500 worsthit families.

From August throu ...

World Polio Day: WHO and UNICEF call for no complacency and increased access in last push to eradicate

16 hours ago From reliefweb.int  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - Today, on World Polio Day, polio eradication partners celebrate the successes of the programme to date and rally for the additional support needed to wipe out the disease for good. In the Middle East, polio partners WHO and UNICEF acknowledge the har ...

Wear it Pink event raises £4,500 for charity

18 hours ago From stratford-herald.com  View Original Article

Stratford-upon-Avon, U K - The Alscot Estate held its tenth Wear it Pink event in support of the charity Breast Cancer Now earlier this month, raising around £4,500.

Hosted by Emma Holman-West at the Bell Inn at Alderminster, the event included coffee and cakes ...

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