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Sandwell schoolgirls get the chop for cancer charity

6 hours ago From expressandstar.com  View Original Article

Wolverhampton, U K - Sisters Indi, and Maddi Lane, aged 14 and 10 respectively had a combined total of 24inches of hair cut off to donate to the Little Princess Trust, which will make it into wigs for young cancer sufferers.

The were inspired to donate the ...

Car rally raises £126,000 for JDRF

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

Brixworth, U K - A four-day charity rally is on track to raise a stunning £126,000 to support JDRF’s Type 1 diabetes research.

Over 300 participants and their decorated cars took part in the Scumrun car rally, which saw petrolheads drive old motors – u ...

AmeriCares to deliver $13 million worth of medicine, supplies to Nepal

9 hours ago From americanbazaaronline.com  View Original Article

Germantown, MARYLAND - AmeriCares is delivering $13 million worth of medicine and supplies to Kathmandu, Nepal, this week to resupply damaged hospitals and clinics providing essential health services to earthquake survivors.

The shipments include medicine to ...

Oxfam delivers safe water, sanitation facilities to Nyarugusu refugee camp

10 hours ago From ippmedia.com  View Original Article

Dar es salaam, TANZANIA - OXFAM Tanzania working with local partners is set to provide clean and safe water along with sanitation facilities to Burundian refugees both at the border town of Kagunga and those at the Nyarugusu refugee camp.

The development comes ...

MSF adapts medical response to needs of people displaced by xenophobic violence, providing psychological care for those traumatized

11 hours ago From msf.org  View Original Article

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - One month into its medical humanitarian intervention following a series of violent xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal (KZN) province, a team from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is reorienting their work to meet the psychological needs ...

Combatting child marriage to save girls from slavery

12 hours ago From trust.org  View Original Article

London, U K - There are a lot of euphemisms for atrocities in the contemporary world. Genocide has become “ethnic cleansing”; the slaughter of civilians in indiscriminate aerial and artillery bombardments has become “collateral damage”; and the enslavement of chil ...

Urgent to get more aid into Anbar

13 hours ago From nrc.no  View Original Article

Oslo, NORWAY - “Displaced families are living in precarious conditions and are in desperate need of adequate water, food and medical assistance”, said Noori.

“People are telling us that they have been walking for three or four days in temperatures o ...

Over 30 tonnes of food given to needy families by Braintree food bank in one year

14 hours ago From essexchronicle.co.uk  View Original Article

Essex, U K - As the number of people using food banks in the country tops one million, the facilities in Essex are experiencing a change in the type of people using them.

The Braintree Area Foodbank has been open for more than three years, helping ...

Yemen Red Crescent Society intensifies relief efforts during humanitarian pause

14 hours ago From ifrc.org  View Original Article

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - After nearly 50 days of heavy clashes in several Yemeni cities, a humanitarian pause went into effect on 12 May, allowing local and international organisations to deliver urgent aid to families and individuals who were largely affected by the violenc ...

Classic car open day at A.J. Dunlop in Beaconsfield raises £800 for charity

15 hours ago From bucksfreepress.co.uk  View Original Article

High Wycombe, U K - A Beaconsfield business presented an array of spectacular classic cars in aid of charity last weekend.

A.J Dunlop, in London End, welcomed visitors on Saturday to view a range of impressive vehicles, including a Ferrari, Aston Martin, ...

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