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ICRC calls for unimpeded delivery of medical supplies as heavy conflict persists

10 hours ago From icrc.org  View Original Article

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Tuesday called for the urgent removal of obstacles to the delivery to Yemen of vital medical supplies needed to treat casualties from a week of deadly clashes and air strikes.

A sh ...

Donors pledge $3.8B in Syria aid as thousands more displaced

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

Sunnyvale, CALIFORNIA - International donors at a conference in Kuwait pledged $3.8 billion Tuesday to help Syrians affected by the civil war, as U.N. officials warned of a fresh wave of mass displacement after Islamic groups took over a major city in northwestern Syria.

WFP & WHH feeds thousands of vulnerable people

30 hours ago From sierraexpressmedia.com  View Original Article

Freetown, SIERRA LEONE - Welthungerhilfe (WHH) in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully distributed rice and oil to thousands of vulnerable people affected by the three days lock down a campaign initiated for a zero ebola case in Sierra Leone.

American-turned-Nagpurian helping HIV+ kids

32 hours ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com  View Original Article

Mumbai, INDIA - There are several free services and treatments provided by the government for people living with HIV (PLHIV). However, children with the disease often can't avail of them, mostly because there is no one to look after them and take them to the hospita ...

Russia gives trucks to WFP

32 hours ago From allafrica.com  View Original Article

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Russia has donated 67 Kamaz trucks to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support its work in Uganda and neighbouring countries.

According to a WFP statement, the vehicles were handed over by the Russian ambassador to Ugan ...

MSF treats 34 wounded after airstrike on camp for displaced people

33 hours ago From doctorswithoutborders.org  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organization a ...

Polio vaccination campaign begins in Karachi’s eight UCs

33 hours ago From dnd.com.pk  View Original Article

Lahore, PAKISTAN - A special week-long polio vaccination campaign began in eight most sensitive union councils (UCs) of Karachi on Monday during which over 240,000 children under five years of age will be administered polio drops.

The high-risk UCs are M ...

School supplies reach one of Vanuatu’s smallest islands

33 hours ago From blogs.unicef.org.uk  View Original Article

London, U K - Over 600 children on Tongoa Island, one of the 22 islands in Vanuatu hardest hit by Tropical Cyclone Pam, have received school supplies from UNICEF that will allow them to return to school.

Make a donation and help more children return ...

Dreamworks teams with charity Brake for Penguins of Madagascar DVD push

33 hours ago From thedrum.com  View Original Article

London, U K - DreamWorks Animation’s has partnered with road safety charity Brake for a national campaign to promote the DVD release of the Penguins of Madagascar film.

For the initiative primary schools across the UK will work to teach parents and ...

Zambo Norte health program got a boost from UNICEF

33 hours ago From sunstar.com.ph  View Original Article

Cebu City, PHILIPPINES - The health program of the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte got a boost from the United Nation Children's Fund (UNICEF), an official said.

Zamboanga del Norte Governor Roberto Uy said this came about after the Unicef donated ...

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