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WFP to provide food vouchers for Egyptians returning from Libya

Archived, 3 days ago From dailynewsegypt.com 

Cairo, EGYPT - An estimated 60,000 Egyptians and their family members returning from Libya will be provided with monthly food vouchers as part of an emergency operation launched Wednesday by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) following a request from the ...

Irish charity provides internet access to 400,000 refugees

Archived, 3 days ago From siliconrepublic.com 

Dublin, U K - Internet access is crucial for refugees so they can find and stay in touch with loved ones. Many of these people carry smartphones and free Wi-Fi provided by Disaster Tech Lab gives them the ability to stay in touch.

Not only this, but ...

Alzheimerís Society, NHS team up for aging and dementia simulation

Archived, 5 days ago From niagarathisweek.com 

St. Catharines, CANADA - For participants, the Aging and Dementia Simulation at the St. Catharines site of the Niagara Health System was a chance to experience difficulties faced by seniors; it was only an exercise.

For many people in Niagara, where 8,800 peop ...

IOM distributes NFI kits as displacement continues from Fallujah, Iraq

Archived, 5 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - After months of being unable to leave the city and living under siege, thousands of Iraqi families are currently fleeing the fighting in Fallujah via two main bridges, which were opened yesterday, 16 June. These displaced Iraqis join the more than 53 ...

Empowering young refugees through technology

Archived, 5 days ago From news.trust.org 

New York, NEW YORK - When World Refugee Day was first introduced by the United Nations in 2000, it was a rare opportunity to raise awareness of the huge challenges facing refugees fleeing from violence, food insecurity and drought - a much needed opportunity to encourage ...

Lithuania grants humanitarian aid to victims of extreme weather events in Malawi, Sri Lanka

Archived, 5 days ago From baltictimes.com 

Riga, LATVIA - Malawi and Sri Lanka will receive 10,000 euros each in humanitarian aid allocated by Lithuania to help victims of extreme weather events in those countries, the Foreign Ministry has said on Monday.

Money will be channeled through the U ...

Mobile application helps to feed Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Archived, 5 days ago From egyptianstreets.com 

Panama City, PANAMA - The World Food Programme (WFP) has launched ShareTheMeal, a mobile application to help provide food to Syrian refugee children for a day at the touch of a button.

Through the application, users can donate as little as 50 cents at a tim ...

Refugees in Uganda to get an education

Archived, 5 days ago From jacarandafm.com 

Centurion, SOUTH AFRICA - The UN Girl Up campaign announced the news on Monday and Girl Up campaign director Melissa Hillebruenner Kilby said this initiative was an expansion of its support for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

Kilby said she was excited that Girl ...

Race for Life runners stepping out to beat cancer

Archived, 5 days ago From lincolnshireecho.co.uk 

Lincoln, U K - Hundreds of people will again be pounding the streets of a Lincolnshire market town to stand up to cancer.

Final preparations are underway for this year's Louth Run for Life - and if you haven't entered, there is still time.

UK pumps in 47 billion/ - for local refugee care

Archived, 6 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - As the world marks the Refugee Day today, the United Kingdom has announced an additional 15 million pounds (47.158bn/-) in humanitarian aid to help the ever-increasing displaced Burundians in Tanzania.

The support brings the total UK a ...

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