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European Union contributes to WFPís life-saving work in South Sudan

Archived, 2 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The European Commission has reaffirmed its commitment to saving the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan with a US$ 12.9 (Ä11.9) million contribution to the emergency operation of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). This is in ...

Dubai Cares supports Syrian refugee kids

Archived, 2 days ago From khaleejtimes.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - In order to meet the social-emotional needs of Syrian refugee children, Dubai Cares is supporting the International Rescue Committee's remedial education programme for Syrian children living in the Bekaa and Akkar regions of Lebanon.


WFP chief lauds support for national school meals programme in Kenya

Archived, 2 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - On his first visit to Kenya since taking office, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, visited schoolchildren in a Nairobi primary school who receive daily lunches through WFPís school meals programme, which has bee ...

UNHCR develops new livelihood strategic plan for Malawi

Archived, 2 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said it has developed a comprehensive livelihoods strategic plan for Malawi operation.

UNHCR Resident Representative to Malawi, Monique Ekoko disclosed this in Lilongwe Thursday du ...

Race for Life: In the pink after 700 run and raise thousands for Cancer Research UK

Archived, 2 days ago From bridportnews.co.uk 

Bridport, U K - A sea of pink t-shirts, tutus and trainers flocked to this yearís Race for Life to raise money for a worthy cause.

The 5k run, organised by Cancer Research UK, was a scenic trip around the picturesque Kingston Maurward grounds in Dorch ...

UNICEF urges G7 to address migrant deaths in Mediterranean

Archived, 3 days ago From business-standard.com 

New Delhi, INDIA - Ahead of the G7 summit in Sicily on Friday, the UN children's organisation urged leaders of the world's wealthiest nations to address the ongoing crisis in the Mediterranean, where growing numbers of children are perishing -- more than 200 this year. ...

Aid groups rescue over 1,600 migrants in the Mediterranean in a single day

Archived, 3 days ago From post-gazette.com 

Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA - More than 50,000 migrants have tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year. Many survived thanks partly to all the seaborne humanitarian personnel patrolling these waters.

They saved more than 1,600 migrants in the Mediterrane ...

Lending an ear to hearing loss

Archived, 3 days ago From thestar.com.my 

Petaling Jaya, MALAYSIA - Not wanting to miss the chance for a free hearing aid, a man arrived at 6 am and queued for three hours.

Store helper N. Tanabalanís patience earned him the chance to be the first in line for a free hearing aid from Starkey Hearing Fou ...

Northern Ireland charity launches new website for parents of premature babies

Archived, 3 days ago From belfastlive.co.uk 

Belfast, U K - A new website for parents of premature babies has been launched by a Northern Ireland charity.

TinyLife, the premature baby charity in NI, announced the new website at a special launch on Wednesday.

The website was devel ...

Japan donates Rwf1.2 billion towards relief of Burundian refugees

Archived, 3 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday received from the Japanese government 165 million Japanese Yen (Rwf1.2 billion) which will go towards food and nutrition relief for over 55,000 Burundian refugees at Mahama Refugee Camp and the reception centr ...

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