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New Kerala
Integrating prevention and treatment tools to fight diarrhea - newkerala news #258231from UNICEF, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council World, the G
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
from UNICEF, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council World, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, the International Rescue Committee, members of the India Sanitation Coalition, Global Health Strategies, John Snow, Inc., the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Investigation: San Diego Refugees Face Housing Dilemmashook his head when asked if he remembers, but his father said he tenses up whe
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
shook his head when asked if he remembers, but his father said he tenses up when he sees people in uniform. San Diego’s International Rescue Committee — one of four resettlement agencies in the region — found the family’s apartment last year.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Hezbollah says nearing victory in battle at Lebanon-Syria borderof refugees fleeing the recent clashes at the border, with United Nations super
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
of refugees fleeing the recent clashes at the border, with United Nations supervision, according to a security source. The International Rescue Committee said around 390 people, mostly Syrian women and children, escaped to Arsal so far, many of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Blind man given impossible choicerefugee women who suffered sexual or other gender-based violence play a board g
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
refugee women who suffered sexual or other gender-based violence play a board game at a women’s centre run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. Picture: Ben Curtis/AP “Some of the attacks appear designed to... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boise International Rescue Committee working to stop refugee drowningsBOISE, Idaho - After 15-year-old Diedonne Eca died at Quinn's Pond in Boise, th
KIVI Boise / Posted 5 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - After 15-year-old Diedonne Eca died at Quinn's Pond in Boise, the International Rescue Committee received donations of life jackets. Since many refugees aren't experienced swimmers, the organization is now working to provide swimming... Read more
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heraldscotland
The 'four forgotten famines' that the world never hears ofBut in the last few weeks, eight international aid organisations, including Mer
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
But in the last few weeks, eight international aid organisations, including Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee have banded together to form a Global Emergency Response Coalition and Hunger Relief... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Push for more swim lessons for refugee kids after Quinn's Pond drowningand memorial services were held Saturday for a 15-year-old boy who drowned in Q
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
and memorial services were held Saturday for a 15-year-old boy who drowned in Quinn’s Pond. The executive director for the International Rescue Committee in Boise Julianne Donnelly Tzul said since the accident, many members of the community are... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Hundreds show support at teenage refugee's funeral in Boisedonated to make the service possible and free to the family," said Julianne Don
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
donated to make the service possible and free to the family," said Julianne Donnelly Tzuel the Executive Director of the International Rescue Committee in Boise. Prior to coming to Boise, the Eca family spent ten years at a refugee camp in... Read more
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heraldscotland
The forgotten faminesBut in the last few weeks, eight international aid organisations, including Mer
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
But in the last few weeks, eight international aid organisations, including Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee have banded together to form a Global Emergency Response Coalition and Hunger Relief... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Donations help family provide funeral for teen who drowned in Boise pondEca was a refugee who had just arrived in Boise about two weeks before the acci
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
Eca was a refugee who had just arrived in Boise about two weeks before the accident. A spokesperson for the International Rescue Committee, told KTVB that Dieudonne and his family fled from the Democratic Republic of Congo after... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Funeral arrangements set for Boise drowning victima refugee who came to the state less than two weeks ago, was swimming with frie
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
a refugee who came to the state less than two weeks ago, was swimming with friends at Quinn's pond when he went under. The International Rescue Committee asked the community to help pay for a funeral and not even 24 hours later they raised the... Read more
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ABC News
Charity groups unite to tackle hunger and famine in the Horn of AfricaNews' David Muir about Somalia's famine crisis On Monday, the coalition -- made
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
News' David Muir about Somalia's famine crisis On Monday, the coalition -- made up of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision -- announced its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Is Everyone Running to Become Representative?Road. He's the Chief Executive Officer At Dear John Enterprise and Fida Consul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Road. He's the Chief Executive Officer At Dear John Enterprise and Fida Consults Liberia Limited. He's Has Worked With the International Rescue Committee, Ecobank Liberia Limited and Is Currently in the Employ of the Liberia Electricity Corporation... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Why It's So Hard To Stop The World's Looming FaminesAgencies usually raise funds on their own. But this week, eight international a
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
Agencies usually raise funds on their own. But this week, eight international aid organizations — including Oxfam, the International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps — banded together to form the Hunger Relief Fund. Forsyth spoke to NPR about... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why It's So Hard To Stop The World's Looming FaminesAgencies usually raise funds on their own. But this week, eight international a
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Agencies usually raise funds on their own. But this week, eight international aid organizations — including Oxfam, the International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps — banded together to form the Hunger Relief Fund. Forsyth spoke to NPR about... Read more
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KERA North Texas
This Couple Has Opened Their Home And Their Heart To Dallas' Refugee Childrensummer, she’s working for a program that helps Vickery Meadow kids stay in scho
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
summer, she’s working for a program that helps Vickery Meadow kids stay in school. Alex is now a volunteer coordinator at International Rescue Committee, which helps resettle refugees in Dallas. For both of them, opening the doors to their home... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Hunger Pushes 20+ Million People to the Brink of Starvationof famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is compris
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 10 days ago
of famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AirBnB Tests New Ways to Unlock Doors During Disasterssix months, said Bentz. Those needing a place to stay are matched up with host
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
six months, said Bentz. Those needing a place to stay are matched up with hosts via approved aid agencies, including the International Rescue Committee - and these organisations are requesting housing for periods of several months, said... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Quinn's Pond drowning victim was refugee who just arrived in Boisea refugee who had only been in Boise for two weeks before the accident. Julian
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
a refugee who had only been in Boise for two weeks before the accident. Julianne Donnelly Tzul, executive director of the International Rescue Committee, says Dieudonne Eca and his family fled from the Democratic Republic of Congo after staying in... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Relief agencies team to fight hungerof famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is compris
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 11 days ago
of famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Relief agencies team to fight hungerof famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is compris
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
of famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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WALB Albany
Actor George Clooney, Atlanta-based group lend voices to hunger relief campaigna public service announcement that can be viewed below: The coalition is compr
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
a public service announcement that can be viewed below: The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Actor George Clooney, Atlanta-based group lend voices to hunger relief campaigna public service announcement that can be viewed below: The coalition is compr
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
a public service announcement that can be viewed below: The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
With Clooney assist, US aid groups team up on Africa crisistells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
tells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for donations, the organizations - including International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and Portland, Oregon-based Mercy Corps - are banding together in an... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
With Clooney assist, US aid groups team up on Africa crisistells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
tells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for donations, the organizations - including International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and Portland, Oregon-based Mercy Corps - are banding together in an... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
With Clooney assist, US aid groups team up on Africa crisistells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
tells The Seattle Times (https://goo.gl/tLU2bb ) that instead of competing for donations, the organizations - including International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and Portland, Oregon-based Mercy Corps - are banding together in an... Read more
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New Kerala
Hunger Pushes Over 20 Million People to the Brink of Starvation: U.S. Charities Urgently Ask America to Take Action - newkerala news #254855of famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is compris
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
of famine survive and lay the groundwork for recovery. The coalition is comprised of CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision. Together, these... Read more
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The Seattle Times
NW aid groups World Vision, Mercy Corps join new effort to ease Africa faminefruit. In addition to Mercy Corps and World Vision, other groups in the coalit
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
fruit. In addition to Mercy Corps and World Vision, other groups in the coalition are CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Oxfam Plan International and Save the Children. Donations to the coalition will be divided... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cholera in Sudan - No Rehydration Solutions in El Dindir, 34 Dieon Thursday and Friday. Yagoub Abdallah, General Coordinator of the Darfur cam
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
on Thursday and Friday. Yagoub Abdallah, General Coordinator of the Darfur camps told Dabanga Radio that the centre of the International Rescue Committee, one of the health centres in Kalma camp, admitted 74 cases of cholera since the end of June.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators as well as hungera way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But t
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
a way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But the trend isn't just isolated to Somalia. The International Rescue Committee recently published a report showing a correlation between prolonged drought and more gender... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators as well as hungera way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But t
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
a way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But the trend isn't just isolated to Somalia. The International Rescue Committee recently published a report showing a correlation between prolonged drought and more gender... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators as well as hungera way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But t
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
a way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But the trend isn't just isolated to Somalia. The International Rescue Committee recently published a report showing a correlation between prolonged drought and more gender... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
In Somali drought, women fighting sexual predators as well as hungera way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But t
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
a way that encourages people to continue reporting cases," says Lokenga. But the trend isn't just isolated to Somalia. The International Rescue Committee recently published a report showing a correlation between prolonged drought and more gender... Read more
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International Business Times
Africa famine: A fifth of US voters know nothing about the biggest humanitarian crisis since WW2 the lives of 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East, a poll has reveal
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
the lives of 20 million people in Africa and the Middle East, a poll has revealed. Research commissioned by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) shows that 18% of those polled know nothing of the hunger crises affecting Yemen,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Contraceptives As Critical As Food, Water, Shelter in Crisesshelter and immunisations, the demand was extraordinary," said Ashley Wolfingto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
shelter and immunisations, the demand was extraordinary," said Ashley Wolfington, senior reproductive health adviser at the International Rescue Committee aid agency. Limiting unintended pregnancies reduces deaths from obstetric complications and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. exceeds cap on refugees as resettlement agencies brace for slowdownAugust 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
August 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she added. Sean Piazza, a spokesman for the International Rescue Committee, estimated that between 3,500 and 4,500 refugees abroad "are likely completely ready for... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
U.S. exceeds cap on refugees as resettlement agencies brace for slowdownAugust 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
August 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she added. Sean Piazza, a spokesman for the International Rescue Committee, estimated that between 3,500 and 4,500 refugees abroad "are likely completely ready for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
U.S. exceeds 50,000-person cap on refugeesAugust 15. So we’re assessing whether we’re going to need cancellations,” she a
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
August 15. So we’re assessing whether we’re going to need cancellations,” she added. Sean Piazza, a spokesman for the International Rescue Committee (IRC), estimated that between 3,500 and 4,500 refugees abroad “are likely completely ready for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. exceeds cap on refugees as resettlement agencies brace for slowdownAugust 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she a
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
August 15. So we're assessing whether we're going to need cancellations," she added. Sean Piazza, a spokesman for the International Rescue Committee, estimated that between 3,500 and 4,500 refugees abroad "are likely completely ready for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Must Recognise That Family Planning Saves Lives in CrisesopinionBy Melanie Ward, Associate Director of Policy and Advocacy, Internationa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
opinionBy Melanie Ward, Associate Director of Policy and Advocacy, International Rescue Committee Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. This week's London Family Planning Summit must put... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Backed Roadmap Shows How to Improve Situation of Separated Refugee Children in Europeby the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , the UN Childre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), and their partner, the International Rescue Committee (IRC), highlights the need to identify children, register them through child-friendly... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
‘Finally here’: Refugee family reaches U.S. just ahead of travel banI still don’t believe that I’m in the United States,” Said told The Associated
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
I still don’t believe that I’m in the United States,” Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee’s office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. “So... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
'Finally here': Refugee reaches US ahead of travel ban rulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
'Finally here': Refugee reaches US ahead of travel ban rulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
'Finally here': Refugee reaches US ahead of travel ban rulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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ABC Montana
'Finally here': Refugee reaches US ahead of travel ban rulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
ABC Montana / Posted 20 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
'Finally Here': Refugee Reaches US Ahead of Travel Ban RulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
NBC Connecticut / Posted 21 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
'Finally Here': Refugee Reaches US Ahead of Travel Ban RulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 21 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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NBC New York
'Finally Here': Refugee Reaches US Ahead of Travel Ban RulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
NBC New York / Posted 21 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
'Finally Here': Refugee Reaches US Ahead of Travel Ban RulesI still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
I still don't believe that I'm in the United States," Said told The Associated Press through a translator Thursday at the International Rescue Committee's office in San Diego, smiling while his two sons hung at the back of his wheelchair. "So... Read more
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