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Calais camp charity threatens UK with legal action over vulnerable children

Archived, 2 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - A charity operating in the Calais refugee camp is threatening to launch legal action against the British government unless it intervenes in the cases of 30 of the most vulnerable children stranded there.

Citizens UK, which is working w ...

QRCS delivers major development projects in Afghanistan in education, water & health care

Archived, 2 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - A delegation of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has visited Afghanistan to inaugurate a number of development projects completed by QRCS's mission there over the past few months, in the fields of education, water, and health care.

Th ...

World Food Program USA and Cargill partner to strengthen local food security

Archived, 2 days ago From csrwire.com 

Northampton, MASSACHUSETTS - More than 100,000 schoolchildren in three countries will be served school meals sourced from local farmers over the next two years as part of a new joint program from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), World Food Program USA and Cargill.< ...

USAID and Rotary International launch family health days

Archived, 2 days ago From myjoyonline.com 

Accra, GHANA - On Monday, October 18, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Melinda Tabler-Stone and other officials and dignitaries participated in the national launch of Rotary Family Health Days.

The program is initiated and managed by Rotary International in pa ...

IOM, Ecuador sign agreement to protect rights of migrants under New Urban Agenda

Archived, 2 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - IOM and the Government of Ecuador through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, the National Council for Equal Human Mobility, the Council for Intergenerational Equality, and the Technical Secretariat for International Cooperation (SETE ...

World food agency to feed 600,000 Kenyan school children

Archived, 2 days ago From news.xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has promised it would feed 600,000 school children in Kenya in 2016.

The world food organization has been conducting the school feeding program for the past 30 years, says WFP Kenya Country Director An ...

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

Archived, 2 days ago From vanguardngr.com 

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

Archived, 3 days ago From biometricupdate.com 

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

Archived, 3 days ago From reliefweb.int 

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

Archived, 3 days ago From hurriyetdailynews.com 

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 ...

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