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Red Cross staves off hunger in Muzarabani

Archived, 4 days ago From newsday.co.zw 

Bulawayo, ZIMBABWE - In response to the current food insecurity in the country, ZRCS is implementing the emergency appeal with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The emergency appeal is targeting eight ...

African leaders to triple access to HIV/AIDS treatment — UNAIDS

Archived, 4 days ago From guardian.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said West and Central African leaders have committed to a new plan that would triple the number of people on HIV treatment in the region.

Dr Djibril Diallo, the Director, UNAIDS Regional Supp ...

Vital People: Foundation a support for diabetes sufferers

Archived, 4 days ago From timescolonist.com 

Victoria, CANADA - The Community Engagement Program of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada helps individuals diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes come to terms with their disease with support and knowledge.

More than 300,000 Canadians live with Ty ...

Oxfam pleads for peace in Yemen as civil war prompts fears of famine in 'perfect storm of suffering'

Archived, 5 days ago From dailyrecord.co.uk 

Dundee, U K - Families struggling to survive devastating airstrikes in Yemen are facing starvation, aid charities warned yesterday.

Oxfam said a “perfect storm of suffering” is engulfing the country as fighting cripples a key port, halting crucial s ...

UN Refugee Agency seeks to help 2,000 more families in Donbas in 2017

Archived, 5 days ago From kyivpost.com 

Kyiv, UKRAINE - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) seeks to continue the program of renovation of houses ruined by the war actions in Donbas, Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees has said.

“I visit ...

Mental health funding boost for pregnant women and new mothers

Archived, 5 days ago From itv.com 

London, U K - NHS bodies across the South West are to receive extra funding to provide more support for pregnant women and new mothers with severe mental health problems.

NHS England is dividing £40m between 20 areas across the country.

UN refugee agency steps up support as winter bites for displaced in Iraq and Syria

Archived, 6 days ago From un.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - With winter approaching and temperatures falling, the United Nations refugee agency is preparing to open more camps and increase life-saving assistance to support the nearly 15 million people displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Th ...

Refugees in border town of Dolo Ado escape drought and insecurity of Somalia

Archived, 6 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Continuing drought and endless fighting has made life unbearable for many people in Somalia. For those within reach, the Ethiopian border town of Dolo Ado offers safety, food and the healthcare they lack at home. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) operat ...

WFP follows frontlines providing food to families affected by Mosul offensive

Archived, 6 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul by delivering life-saving food assistance to families in camps and newly retaken areas.

"Access to civilians in the recaptured areas is increasingly ...

UNHCR builds emergency shelters for South Sudan refugees

Archived, 7 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris , FRANCE - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it has constructed thousands of emergency shelters for South Sudan refugees crossing borders to Ethiopia.

Construction of the emergency shelters is as part of the emergenc ...

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