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‘Peanut Butter for the Hungry’ project combats global hunger

Archived, 12 days ago From justmeans.com 

Boston, MASSACHUSETTS - Sixty million children under the age of five worldwide suffer from severe malnutrition and 142 million from chronic malnutrition. One million of these children die every year as a consequence. Even the ones who survive are faced with severe long-term ...

Palmerston North students experience homeless life

Archived, 13 days ago From stuff.co.nz 

As some Ross Intermediate students climbed into their cardboard boxes after eating only half a tin of baked beans for dinner, they hoped their sleeping bags would keep them warm enough to get a few hours of sleep.

The students had chos ...

Red Cross donates medical supplies to victims in Yola

Archived, 13 days ago From news24.com.ng 

Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Nigerian Red Cross have delivered aid to a group of 275 people, mainly women and children the military rescued from the Boko Haram.

The victims, who had been held captive at t ...

Chinese helicopters bring relief supplies to hard-hit Nepalese town

Archived, 13 days ago From english.cri.cn 

Shanghai, CHINA - The death toll from the Nepal earthquake has climbed to 7-thousand eight hundered eighty five with 17-thousand eight hundred three reportedly injured.

Many of the worst-affected areas are in mountainous regions where aid has been slow ...

2 flights carrying humanitarian aid scheduled to arrive in Sna’a on Saturdy

Archived, 13 days ago From yementimes.com 

Sana'a, YEMEN - Two flights carrying humanitarian aid including medical supplies are scheduled to land in Sanaa International Airport on Saturday. The Airport manager said that the scheduled flights belong to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and D ...

Operation Smile performs surgeries for 90 children

Archived, 13 days ago From citifmonline.com 

Accra, GHANA - Over the past two weeks, Operation Smile has been working in Cape Coast, Ghana, where they, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, evaluated over 400 patients and performed 90 surgeries from April 13 through Ap ...

Iran to send humanitarian aid ship to Yemen

Archived, 13 days ago From shanghaidaily.com 

Shanghai, CHINA - Iran will ship humanitarian aid to war-stricken Yemen, chief of Iran's Red Crescent Society, Ali-Asghar Ahmadi, said Thursday.

A ship with a capacity of 2.5 tonnes is being loaded with food parcels and medicine in Iran's southern Banda ...

ShelterBox face race against time to reach victims of Nepal earthquake

Archived, 13 days ago From westernmorningnews.co.uk 

Plymouth, U K - A heartbreaking picture of suffering amid the debris of people's shattered lives has emerged from Nepal where volunteers from a Westcountry-based disaster relief charity say aid is slowly getting through.

ShelterBox has a team of volun ...

Habitat building “brighter future” for St. Catharines families

Archived, 13 days ago From niagarathisweek.com 

St. Catharines, CANADA - A familiar sight returned to Tasker Street on Monday morning, when trucks filled with construction materials pulled up to the site of the newest home being built for Habitat for Humanity.

Once complete, the new two-unit semi-detached h ...

Schoolgirl’s hair gets chop for charity

Archived, 13 days ago From hinckleytimes.net 

Hinckley, U K - A kind-hearted 10-year-old schoolgirl has had her locks chopped off to create a wig for young cancer sufferers.

Burbage Junior School pupil Ellie-Louise Daniels had her waist-length hair cut off on Saturday to create a wig for The Litt ...

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