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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.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (un.org) - Braving fighting, airstrikes and checkpoints to bring life-saving aid to Yemenis living in dire conditions under a virtual state of siege, United Nations convoys have reached the central city of Taiz with enough food for nearly 145,000 people for a month, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reported today.
REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA (care2.com) - Love elephants, lions and giraffes but don’t have the time or money to take an African safari? Google and Aid for Africa member Lewa Wildlife Conservancy have teamed up so you can take an African safari virtually.