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UNICEF rehabilitates boreholes

Archived, 2 days ago From newsday.co.zw 

Harare, ZIMBABWE - Hundreds of villagers in Gukunze Village in the Tongwe area in Beitbridge have started benefiting from the rehabilitation of several boreholes which broke down years ago, leaving them with no source of clean water.

Village head Pasani ...

Yemen’s displaced people get aid from UN food agency

Archived, 2 days ago From spyghana.com 

La-Accra, GHANA - The World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners announced Thursday they will be distributing food to some 105,000 displaced people in Yemen’s main southern city of Aden over the next few days, a UN spokesman said Thursday.

“The agency ...

The Power of Nutrition formed to combat children’s nutrition

Archived, 2 days ago From foodbusinessnews.net 

Kansas City, MISSOURI - The World Bank Group and UNICEF are among a group of organizations that are teaming up to try to raise $1 billion to tackle problems with children’s nutrition in some of the world’s poorest countries.

The independent fund that launched ...

Japan moves to ease hunger in Zimbabwe

Archived, 3 days ago From newzimbabwe.com 

Bromsgrove, U K - The Japanese government has released $1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) targeted at helping vulnerable people in Zimbabwe ensure food security in their communities.

The contribution comes at a time when parts ...

Help for migrants after dangerous sea journeys

Archived, 3 days ago From redcross.org.uk 

London, U K - The Red Cross is giving life-saving help to thousands of migrants landing on the shores of Italy. Many need urgent medical care after days at sea.

Hundreds of people are thought to have died attempting to cross from Africa in recent we ...

Air ambulance rescues two-year-old boy from pond near Stroud

Archived, 3 days ago From stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk 

Stroud, U K - A Two-Year-old boy was taken to hospital by air ambulance after falling in a pond, it has emerged.

Paramedics and a doctor were flown by Great Western Air Ambulance to the scene in Dudbridge on Tuesday, April 14.

Yesterd ...

MSF receives 30 wounded after airstrikes on Huth

Archived, 3 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Thirty people injured in airstrikes in Huth district on Wednesday night have been treated by the international humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

The wounded were treated at Al-Salam Hospital, which MSF runs in c ...

Student cuts hair off for charity

Archived, 3 days ago From portsmouth.co.uk 

North Harbour, Western Road, U K - She spent years growing her hair down below her waist.

But Sophie Dulake decided to cut a large chunk of it off to help children who have lost their hair through cancer.

The 17-year-old, who is studying child care at Hig ...

West Lothian mum taking sky-dive for charity who supported her after loss of baby twins

Archived, 3 days ago From dailyrecord.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - Bathgate mum Lee Knowles is making a leap of faith for the charity that supported her after the devastating loss of her baby twins.

Lee and husband Bryan were heartbroken when Daniel and Harry, born 19 weeks prematurely at St John’s Ho ...

ICRC donates trucks to help Liberia dislodge Ebola waste

Archived, 3 days ago From frontpageafricaonline.com 

Monrovia, LIBERIA - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has donated today two state-of-the-art trucks to the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) for the dislodging of liquid waste from Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs). Since the beginning of this ye ...

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