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Germany provides €28 million to support WFP cash assistance programme for conflict-affected Iraqis

Archived, 2 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a generous contribution of €28 million from the German Government, which will support food assistance to 275,000 displaced Iraqis in four governorates across the country.

“Germ ...

World Refugee Day: WHO training enables Syrian doctors and nurses to provide health care in Turkey

Archived, 2 days ago From euro.who.int 

Copenhagen, DENMARK - “We and the Turkish doctors are working like brothers and sisters.” These are the words of Muhammed Hattab, 1 of more than 3 million Syrian refugees now living in Turkey – the country with the highest number of refugees in the world. A doctor who fle ...

Polio eradication gets financial boost but suffers setbacks in Syria and Congo

Archived, 2 days ago From humanosphere.org 

Seattle, WASHINGTON - It is not quite time to declare it the ‘best of times and worst of times’ for the global effort to eradicate polio, but two new outbreaks of the infectious disease definitely puts a damper on the celebration regarding renewed international financial ...

Faith organisations set out vision of AIDS free generation

Archived, 2 days ago From caritas.org 

Vatican City, Vatican - A partnership between Caritas Internationalis, the US the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS recently made it possible for key stakeholders to gather in Abuja, Nigeria and discuss the role of faith-based organisations ...

Inter-agency humanitarian convoy delivers aid to Syria’s Harasta - UN

Archived, 2 days ago From sputniknews.com 

Moscow, RUSSIA - Syria has been torn by war for over six years. Despite the efforts of the Syrian government, Russia and international humanitarian organizations, the humanitarian crisis is claiming hundreds of lives every week.

"The UN, Syrian Arab Re ...

UK appeal launched for London tower block residents following devastating fire

Archived, 2 days ago From media.ifrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help people affected by a major fire that destroyed a tower block in London.

Money will be given to people affected by the blaze, including those who have lost everything, to buy the thin ...

IFRC urges radical measures to contain drought in east Africa

Archived, 2 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - A paradigm shift is required urgently to break the cycle of droughts that are to blame for acute hunger and malnutrition in the East and Horn of Africa region, a senior charity official said on Monday.

Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, Regional D ...

The pneumonia vaccine could save your life

Archived, 3 days ago From theherald.com.au 

Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - People die from pneumonia. Often.

Despite this, there is a lack of awareness about the disease.

Some people don’t know there’s a vaccine against it. Others know about the vaccine but haven’t made the effort to get it.

World Refugee Council raises alarm over S. Sudan crisis

Archived, 3 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris, FRANCE - The World Refugee Council (WRC) says nations have not done enough to help Uganda and it neighbours handle South Sudan’s humanitarian "tragedy".

The global body, in a statement, said nations must "share the responsibility for protecting ...

WFP rushes food aid to war-torn and famine-hit South Sudan

Archived, 3 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - With the beginning of the rainy season and accompanying difficulties caused by unpaved roads, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is racing with time to deliver food aid via Sudanese humanitarian corridors to thousands of people affected by war and fam ...

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