Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

By at March 22, 2017 | 7:00 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missionaries Complete Water Projects Ensuring Youth Have Access to Clean, Safe Water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while advocating for more...

Cambodia , Clean Water Initiative , Congo (Brazzaville) , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Rwanda , Samoa , Zambia

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Devastating Flooding, Prepare to Launch Health Project in Wake of Water Systems Collapse

By at March 21, 2017 | 2:47 pm

PERU: Salesian Missionaries Respond to Devastating Flooding, Prepare to Launch Health Project in Wake of Water Systems Collapse

(MissionNewswire) Devastating flooding caused by extreme weather since the start of 2017 has caused landslides in cities across Peru. According to the Associated Press, at least 72 people have died and 11 more are missing. More than 500,000 people have been affected with thousands left homeless after a series of storms struck the country in the last few weeks. At least more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Peru

KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

By at March 3, 2017 | 10:21 am

KENYA: Salesian Missions Launches Fundraising Appeal to Assist Families Suffering from Drought

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the international Salesians of Don Bosco, has launched an emergency fundraising effort to support missionaries assisting people affected by severe drought in Kenya. The government of Kenya has declared the country’s devastating drought a national disaster, with an estimated 2.7 million people in urgent more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya

SOUTH SUDAN: United Nations Reports Nearly 5 Million People Urgently Need Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Assistance

By at March 1, 2017 | 4:24 pm

SOUTH SUDAN: United Nations Reports Nearly 5 Million People Urgently Need Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Assistance

(MissionNewswire) A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) noted in a recent article that ongoing war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation, and another 1 more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , South Sudan

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

By at February 22, 2017 | 11:53 am

HAITI: Salesian Missionaries Launch Rebuilding Project Helping Those Displaced After Hurricane Matthew

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, pummeled Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, affecting 2.1 million people including close to 894,000 children. The hurricane caused close to 1,000 deaths and has left nearly 141,000 people still displaced, most of whom are living in temporary shelters. Missionaries living and more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Haiti

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

By at February 21, 2017 | 3:57 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missionaries Provide Shelter, Education and Support to Refugees and Migrants Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries continue their work around the globe with migrants and refugees who seek a better life and hope for the future. Missionaries are assisting close to 400,000 refugees and internally displaced persons whose lives have been affected by war, persecution, famine and natural disasters such as floods, droughts and earthquakes. Salesian more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Global , Special Reports

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

By at February 4, 2017 | 10:35 am

CAMBODIA: Salesian Missionaries Hold Official Opening Program at Don Bosco Kep to Highlight School Improvements Funded by USAID

(MissionNewswire) On Jan. 31, 2017, Salesian missionaries held an opening program to officially launch new structural improvements which increase the accessibility for students with physical disabilities attending Don Bosco Technical School Kep (Don Bosco Kep) in Kep City, Cambodia. The improvements to the school were made possible by a January 2015 grant from the Office more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food and Water as Drought and Food Insecurity Affect Kenyan Communities

By at January 14, 2017 | 9:12 am

KENYA: Salesian Missionaries Provide Food and Water as Drought and Food Insecurity Affect Kenyan Communities

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Mission Korr in Kenya provides services to nomadic populations in the surrounding community and within Kakuma refugee camp, which was established in 1992 near Kenya’s border with South Sudan and was a place of refuge for unaccompanied minors fleeing warring factions in what was then southern Sudan. Kakuma is operated by UNHCR, the U.N. more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Kenya

HAITI: Salesian Missions Receives Grant Funding from USAID for Hunger for Education Project

By at January 5, 2017 | 7:45 am

HAITI: Salesian Missions Receives Grant Funding from USAID for Hunger for Education Project

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco headquartered in New Rochelle, N.Y., recently received a grant from the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) for its Hunger for Education USAID International Food Relief Partnership project in Haiti. The project aims to increase the health and learning capacity of more...

Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news , Featured on slider , Haiti

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

By at December 22, 2016 | 8:19 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Kep Student Receives New Orthopedic Feet to Help Him Walk and Continue in School

(MissionNewswire) Thanks to donors and the support of the nonprofit organization Together for Cambodia, Savon, a student from Don Bosco Technical School Kep/Hatrans (Don Bosco Kep) who was born without feet, was able to go to Thailand and receive the special orthopedic feet he needs. The new feet allow him to walk and continue in school. The Sawasdee Foundation is also more...

Cambodia , Emergencies & Salesian Missions specific news