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Food concerns mount in Vanuatu after cyclone Pam

Archived, 10 days ago From theguardian.com 

London, U K - International aid agencies ramped up appeals for cyclone-hit Vanuatu on Wednesday, warning that the powerful storm which affected more than two-thirds of the south Pacific island nation had wiped out crops and destroyed fishing fleets, raising the ri ...

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity launches after-dark operations thanks to generosity of its supporters in Royal Sutton Coldfield and Erdington

Archived, 10 days ago From suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk 

Tamworth, U K - A charity which provides a life-saving service in emergencies has been able to extend its vital work thanks to the generosity of its supporters in Royal Sutton Coldfield and Erdington.

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity will now be able to ...

South Asian leaders try new ways to reduce child marriage

Archived, 10 days ago From pri.org 

Minneapolis, MINNESOTA - This anti-dowry PSA (translated from Nepalese) is sponsored by the National Campaign to End Child Marriage in Nepal and is playing everywhere: On TV, on the radio and even in movie theaters and on buses, especially in the Terai region where child mar ...

Measles prevention campaign underway in Vanuatu, amid fears of disease outbreak

Archived, 10 days ago From unicef.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - An emergency vaccination drive is under way in Vanuatu to protect children hit by Cyclone Pam, as fears grow of a serious measles outbreak.

UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are supporting the Ministry of Health to reach c ...

Charity Caudwell Children offering two tricycles for Cambridge families

Archived, 10 days ago From cambridge-news.co.uk 

Cambridge, U K - A national children's charity is urgently calling on the parents of disabled children in Cambridge to come forward after a generous donation.

Caudwell Children, who provide practical and emotional support to disabled children and their ...

Busloads of groceries delivered to London Food Bank

Archived, 10 days ago From  

Chatham-Kent, CANADA - Over 15,500 pounds of food is on its way to the London Food Bank.

Londoners donated extra groceries over the weekend at two different Superstore locations to fill two school buses.

“Between 3,500 and 3,600 families come ...

FoodCycle first charity to benefit from IPA and Pimp My Cause partnership

Archived, 10 days ago From thedrum.com 

Glasgow, U K - The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) has forged a partnership with Pimp My Cause to encourage more agency talent to work with charities and social businesses on a pro-bono basis. FoodCycle has been revealed as among the first charities ...

Japan gives $16.21m to help IDPs, Afghan refugees

Archived, 10 days ago From dailytimes.com.pk 

Lahore, PAKISTAN - The government of Japan on Tuesday announced that it has disbursed $16.21 million to the United Nations (UN) to support people who had fled their homes due to security operations in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Afghan refugees l ...

Kilimanjaro charity trek takes fundraising to new heights

Archived, 10 days ago From swindon-business.net 

Bristol, U K - Three businessmen who conquered Kilimanjaro have so far netted more than £7,000 for a popular Swindon charity – and money is still coming in.

Lee Breakspeare, Haydn Beer, and Paul King scaled the 5,895 m peak – the highest point in Afr ...

WHO responds to health needs caused by Cyclone Pam

Archived, 11 days ago From wpro.who.int 

Manila, PHILIPPINES - The World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region is coordinating response efforts with Vanuatu's Ministry of Health and other humanitarian partners to bring much-needed health support to the Pacific island country, following the deva ...

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