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The President, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Mr. David Miliband has promised to support the efforts of local leaders in Nigeria, particularly in the northeast where Boko Haram insurgency has denied millions of people’s home and livelihood as a result of the over six years invasion of the states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
Awka—NO fewer than 2.5 million women and children have been targeted by the Anambra State Government to benefit from health care services during this year’s second round of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Week starting in all parts of the state, today.
As herds of cattle come and go on a narrow trail across a row of huts made from straw, mud, and wood, they pass a boy of about 15 sleeping in a chair near the main entrance. He is wearing black pants, rubber sandals, and an Ethiopian soccer team shirt. In his lap: an AK-47 rifle folding stock.
The sun sets quickly in Malawi. There is little twilight and it gets dark all of a sudden. For many people living without regular access to electricity, this darkness is complete and can hold many dangers.
TORONTO, CANADA (shelterboxcanada.org) - The sun sets quickly in Malawi. There is little twilight and it gets dark all of a sudden. For many people living without regular access to electricity, this darkness is complete and can hold many dangers.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA (care2.com) - In a victory for animals and those working to end the exotic pet trade, Arizona has become the latest state to take a stand against private possession by passing regulations banning primates as pets.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (tennessean.com) - Local programs fight food insecurity for Tennessee kidsThe affects of food insecurity are detrimental, but they are particularly devastating for children. Nationally, 15.3 million children are at risk of hunger, and Tennessee ranks fourteenth for the highest child food insecurity rate in the United States at 25.4 percent, according to Map the Meal Gap.
ULTIMO, AUSTRALIA (wwf.org.au) - New laws banning the sea dumping of industrial dredge spoil have passed in the Queensland Parliament in one of the most significant conservation victories ever for the Great Barrier Reef, said WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (iom.int) - IOM South Sudan has officially opened a new primary health care clinic at the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal, Upper Nile State, where nearly 48,000 South Sudanese are seeking shelter and protection.