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France injects $220k to support refugees in Uganda

39 hours ago From turkishweekly.net  View Original Article

Ankara, TURKEY - The French government on Friday injected US$220,000 into the World Food Programme (WFP) operation to feed mainly malnourished refugees in Uganda.

Speaking in Kampala, French ambassador to Uganda Sophie Makame told reporters that that t ...

Charity climb sees Abergavenny firefighters take on Everest

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

Newport, U K - A Fire crew from Abergavenny have raised money for charity by climbing the equivalent height of Everest.

Starting at 9am on Saturday, a crew from Abergavenny Fire Station set about their ladder climb challenge at Abergavenny Town Hall ...

Hundreds of runners raise money for charity at Boscombe 10k

42 hours ago From bournemouthecho.co.uk  View Original Article

Bournemouth, U K - Hundreds of runners put their best foot forward at the Boscombe 10K this morning.

Amateurs, professionals and one festive runner dressed as Santa Clause gathered at King's Park Athletics Centre for the start of the race at 11am.

Nearly 2 mn children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF

43 hours ago From news.yahoo.com  View Original Article

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA - Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.

Of those two million, nearly 550,000 ...

Belgium, IOM seek solutions to migration and refugee crisis

43 hours ago From iom.int  View Original Article

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Recent tragic events have demonstrated the importance of integration in our multi-ethnic, mobile world. Today, alongside the Belgian Development Cooperation, IOM is holding a high-level panel discussion on “Exploring sustainable solutions to a pressi ...

QRCS provides clean drinking water for communities in Syria

44 hours ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com  View Original Article

Doha, Qatar - Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has implemented a new project in Syria to provide clean drinking water for local communities at a cost of $22,500.

Many areas and towns in Syria suffer a severe lack of water due to vandalism, cut-off ...

IOM, UN call for additional reception capacity along migrants’ Balkan route

Archived, 3 days ago From novinite.com 

Sofia, BULGARIA - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday urged the countries lying along the so-called Balkans route used by migrants and refugee to reach western Europe to to put in place additional reception capacity at the points of entry and ...

Borno to vaccinate 1m children against measles

Archived, 3 days ago From vanguardngr.com 

Abuja, NIGERIA - The Borno State Government through the Ministry of Health in Collaboration with State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA) and other Health Development Partners on Friday flagged off the 2015 National Measles Campaign with about one millio ...

Switzerland donates $3 million for humanitarian needs in Sudan

Archived, 3 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris, FRANCE - The government of Switzerland has contributed additional $3 million to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan.

In a press release extended to Sudan Tribune Wednesday, the Swiss ...

MSF tackles spike in malaria with help of local communities

Archived, 3 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - An exceptionally severe malaria season is again hitting South Sudan and the Abyei Special Administrative Area, with a dramatic increase in cases. But with few health facilities in this remote area, people with severe malaria often end up dying quiet ...

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