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Japan moves to ease hunger in Zimbabwe

Archived, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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, 4 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 ...

UNICEF initiative works wonders for youth of 40 Red-hit villages

Archived, 4 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

Mumbai, INDIA - Dhobani, a remote village about 27 km from the district headquarters, in the Maoist-hit Potka block, has become a popular spot for youth living in the surrounding villages. Thanks to UNICEF's (United Nations Children's Fund) sports initiative, the yo ...

Lesotho gets Chinese food aid worth $1m

Archived, 4 days ago From en.starafrica.com 

Paris, FRANCE - China has handed $1 million worth of food aid to the government of Lesotho through the World Food Programme (WFP) in Maseru, the Chinese ambassador to Lesotho HU Dingxian announced on Thursday.Handing over the aid on behalf of China, Dingxian emphasi ...

Nothing But Nets announces The Million Nets Pledge to fight malaria

Archived, 5 days ago From prweb.com 

Beltsville, MARYLAND - The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign announced The Million Nets Pledge, a new two-year commitment to protect refugee families from malaria with one million bednets by 2016. This ambitious $10 million pledge focuses on their incre ...

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