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ACE Foundation and employees contribute more than $300,000 to aid refugees from Syrian conflict

Archived, 5 days ago From businesswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - ACE Group announced today that the ACE Charitable Foundation has made a $250,000 grant to support the International Rescue Committee’s work to deliver critical and lifesaving aid to vulnerable families fleeing to Europe from Syria and other conflict ...

China contributes $5 million for WFP relief assistance in South Sudan

Archived, 5 days ago From sudantribune.com 

Paris, FRANCE - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced it welcomed a contribution of $5 million from the government of the People’s Republic of China to support its emergency response to the deteriorating food security situation in South Sudan.< ...

Delivering healthcare to women and children in the communities

Archived, 5 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Peshawar is a huge city with a total population of around 3 to 4 million inhabitants. There are several health facilities but MSF Women's Hospital focuses on the most marginalised or poorest populations. To further facilitate access to our hospital f ...

UN humanitarian agencies step up aid deliveries as bitter winter takes hold

Archived, 5 days ago From un.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - United Nations agencies are stepping up aid deliveries to non-Government-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine where more than 100,000 people, cut off from assistance for months, are now facing added hardship with the approach of the bitter east Europ ...

UNAIDS calls on countries to put the health and rights of women and girls at the centre of efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

Archived, 5 days ago From unaids.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, UNAIDS is urging countries to put women and girls at the centre of efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

AIDS is the leading cause of death of women of reprodu ...

UNHCR water project aids road safety in Kyrgyzstan

Archived, 5 days ago From unhcr.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - For children in this Kyrgyzstan village which was once torn apart by ethnic strife, a daily trek to get buckets of drinking water posed an unexpected danger: traffic.

"Whenever my sister and I fetched water, we were afraid to cross the ...

United Way launches appeal to help Syrian refugees coming to B.C.

Archived, 5 days ago From bc.ctvnews.ca 

Toronto, CANADA - A B.C. branch of the United Way is launching a fundraising appeal to raise $500,000 to help as many as 3,000 Syrian refugees it says are expected to arrive in the Lower Mainland in the coming weeks.

United Way of the Lower Mainland say ...

Rotary to spend N39 million on water supply in Abuja slums

Archived, 6 days ago From allafrica.com 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - Rotary International and its affiliates in Abuja are to spend some N39.8 million (around $200,000) to provide water supply through 79 boreholes in impoverished communities of Abuja.

The club disclosed this after it commissioned the fir ...

UN agency partners with IKEA to raise funds to ‘brighten lives' for refugees

Archived, 6 days ago From un.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - Amid the deepening global refugee crisis, the IKEA Foundation will restart its ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’ campaign between November 29 and December 19 in 40 countries, through which the Foundation will donate €1 to the United Nations refugee agenc ...

Harlow school St Alban's Catholic Academy fundraise for Cancer Research UK

Archived, 6 days ago From harlowstar.co.uk 

Hertford, U K - Primary school children went the extra mile for charity by raising nearly £1,000 through a fun run.

Students and teachers completed the Race for Life run at St Alban's Catholic Academy, First Avenue, Harlow to raise money for Cancer Re ...

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