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UN screens IDPs for support scheme

9 hours ago From en.starafrica.com  View Original Article

Paris, FRANCE - The UN has commenced screening 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) for the first phase of providing means of livelihood and early recovery support scheme to victims of Boko Haram insurgency.The UN Resident Co-ordinator/UNDP Resident Representat ...

Better life for IDPs

10 hours ago From pmnewsnigeria.com  View Original Article

Lagos, NIGERIA - The pathetic fate of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Northeastern part of Nigeria was fully brought home on social media and some television stations last weekend. The victims of Boko Haram insurgency were shown in large numbers in photogr ...

UNICEF Zimbabwe tackles HIV in children, adolescents

10 hours ago From voazimbabwe.com  View Original Article

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - HIV infection is a major threat to child survival and development in east and southern Africa, where 47% of the world’s HIV-positive children live, says the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Globally, pediatric treatment for ch ...

Govt moves to end violence against children in schools

11 hours ago From allafrica.com  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Holding a stick in his right hand, a male teacher beats a little girl lying on a table. Two other pupils in their school uniform kneel in front of the chalkboard.

One of the girls looks behind, perhaps worried that she is coming next. ...

Japan supports UNHCR operations

12 hours ago From m.gbcghana.com  View Original Article

Accra, GHANA - The Government of Japan has donated 300,000 dollars to the United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR, operations in Ghana.

This is the second donation from the Government of Japan since 2013.

The money will enable the UNHCR to ...

Assignment for a better tomorrow: Educate children trapped in conflict and crisis

12 hours ago From devex.com  View Original Article

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - As the war continues to rage in Syria and images of a devastated Nepal begin to fade from our memories, one human cost often overlooked is the generation of children growing up without an education.

Hundreds of thousands of Syrian chil ...

Thousands of women unite at Newbury's Race for Life

13 hours ago From newburytoday.co.uk  View Original Article

newburytoday.co.uk, U K - Thousands of women took part in Newbury's Race for Life, aiming to raise a target £120,000 for the charity Cancer Research UK.

The race took place at Newbury showground in Hermitage, where a 1,869 women were entered - a figure down on ...

Girls get pretty muddy for fundraising charity run

13 hours ago From theargus.co.uk  View Original Article

Brighton, U K - Thousands of women and girls of all ages joined forces to do their bit in the fight against cancer.

Stanmer Park in Brighton was a sea of pink on Saturday and Sunday as Cancer Research UK staged three Race for Life events.

Bhutan introduces injectable inactivated polio vaccine

14 hours ago From yourhealth.asiaone.com  View Original Article

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Bhutan introduced the injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) in addition to the existing oral polio vaccine (OPV) into routine immunisation across the country on July 4.

A dose of IPV has been introduced into routine immunisation p ...

150 cycle their way to £5,000 for Foundation Rides charity

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

Nantwich, U K - More than 150 people saddled up to raise money to improve the lives of local youngsters in South Cheshire.

The third annual ‘Foundation Rides’ event saw people tackling routes from the 20km Team Challenge up to 100 miles of the Tough S ...

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