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Insurgency: 300,000 victims to benefit from €11m Oxfam agro scheme

31 hours ago From vanguardngr.com  View Original Article

Lagos, NIGERIA - More than 300,000 Nigerians affected by the insurgency in the North-East are to benefit from an 11 million Euros Oxfam intervention fund to aid food production in impacted communities.

Oxfam Head of Programmes in Nigeria, Constant Tch ...

WFP, UNHCR using iris recognition for Syrian refugee food program in Zaatari

33 hours ago From biometricupdate.com  View Original Article

Toronto, CANADA - The World Food Programme (WFP) has partnered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide an iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp.

The technology will allow 76,000 Syrian refugees to pu ...

IOM combats cholera outbreak in Yemen

33 hours ago From reliefweb.int  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - Yemen’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (MoPHP) has officially announced eight cholera cases in Sana'a city. Three more confirmed cases of cholera were reported on 9 October 2016, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 11.

EU disburses 467 million euros for Syrian refugees in Turkey

34 hours ago From hurriyetdailynews.com  View Original Article

Istanbul, TURKEY - The European Union announced on Oct. 17 the dispersal of 467 million of 3 billion euros in aid that has been pledged for over 3 million refugees living in Turkey.

“The total amount of funding allocated under the Facility [for Refugees ...

UN aid agencies brace for possible displacement ‘catastrophe’ caused by military offensive in Mosul

34 hours ago From un.org  View Original Article

New York City, NEW YORK - United Nations humanitarian agencies operating in Iraq are bracing for what could be a displacement catastrophe requiring the largest and most complex global response in 2016, in the wake of the military offensive under way to oust terrorists from Mo ...

UNICEF wants Nigeria to end abuse of children

34 hours ago From pulse.ng  View Original Article

Lagos, NIGERIA - Prof. Pai Obanya, a resource person at an advocacy meeting, tagged “Scaling up on mass communication training institutions, mainstreaming child rights report curriculum in Nigeria”, gave the advice in Ibadan.

The News Agency of Nigeria ...

Holmes Chapel bra collection relaunches for breast cancer charity

34 hours ago From knutsfordguardian.co.uk  View Original Article

Northwich, U K - An innovative charity bra recycling scheme is returning for 2016, with its founder hoping to beat last year’s success.

After collecting more than 1,000 bras last year, Kate Wadsworth, of Over Peover, is relaunching her collection for t ...

Orbis launches Flying Eye Hospital tour in the region

35 hours ago From macaudailytimes.com.mo  View Original Article

Avenida da Praia Grande, MACAU - Orbis launched the inaugural tour of its third generation Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Macau on Sunday, following its sight-saving mission in Shenyang, China last month.

The unique aircraft is expected to depart from Macau today. More ...

MSF ready to increase aid efforts near Mosul - communications chief

37 hours ago From sputniknews.com  View Original Article

Moscow, RUSSIA - The Medicins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) international humanitarian group is ready to step up its efforts near the Iraqi city of Mosul, where a major military operation is about to begin, Jehan Bseiso, head of MSF communications ...

Mary’s Meals send emergency food to South Sudan

Archived, 2 days ago From sconews.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - Mary’s Meals has no other option but to send emergency air deliveries to war-torn South Sudan, to keep to its promise of feeding 16,000 children in need.

A major bridge, crucial for delivering food, has been destroyed as a result of th ...

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