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LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:29 pm

LIBERIA: Food Aid Provides Returning Students Nutritious Meals Thanks to Salesian Missions Partnership with Feed My Starving Children

(MissionNewswire) Salesian students in Monrovia, Liberia who are returning to their classes after schools were closed during the Ebola crisis, have access to better nutrition thanks to an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Feed My Starving Children, a non-profit Christian organization committed to, “feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit.” more...

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HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

By at January 9, 2015 | 11:49 am

HAITI: Stop Hunger Now Meals Arrive at Salesian Centers, Helping More than 1,100

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 youth and their families who attend Salesian-run centers in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien, Haiti have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. The donation was made possible through an ongoing partnership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now, an international relief more...

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UNHCR: Fresh Water Brings Life Back to Traumatized South Sudan village

By at February 26, 2014 | 4:46 pm

UNHCR: Fresh Water Brings Life Back to Traumatized South Sudan village

(UNHCR) Would you want to live in a village where dead bodies contaminated the only source of water? That was the predicament that confronted residents of Amadi village when they tried to return home during a lull in the violence that has wracked South Sudan for the last three months. "When our husbands and the village youth went to check the village some time after more...

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF and Partners Set Up Temporary Classrooms for More Than 20,000

By at February 4, 2014 | 8:34 am

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UNICEF and Partners Set Up Temporary Classrooms for More Than 20,000

(Unicef) More than 20,000 children in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, will start classes in temporary learning spaces after violence forced them to flee their homes and closed down their schools. While all schools in the capital  have been closed since early December 2013, UNICEF and partners are setting up more than 100 temporary learning spaces at more...

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SYRIA: First United Nations Report on Children in Syria’s Civil War Paints Picture of ‘Unspeakable’ Horrors

By at February 4, 2014 | 7:58 am

SYRIA: First United Nations Report on Children in Syria’s Civil War Paints Picture of ‘Unspeakable’ Horrors

(United Nations) 4 February 2014 – Syrian children have been subjected to “unspeakable” suffering in the nearly three years of civil war, with the Government and allied militia responsible for countless killings, maiming and torture, and the opposition for recruiting youngsters for combat and using terror tactics in civilian areas, according to the first United more...

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ALERTNET: Typhoon Haiyan Exposes Hunger, Poverty in the Philippines

By at February 3, 2014 | 8:10 am

ALERTNET: Typhoon Haiyan Exposes Hunger, Poverty in the Philippines

(AlertNet) - CABRASAN GUTI, Philippines - Evangeline Aloha lives in a small hut at the edge of the village, right next to jade green paddy fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. Her husband is a rice farmer but for three months each year, the family struggles to feed itself. Evangeline’s husband, like all farmers in this small village in Leyte Province, more...

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UNHCR: CAR Central African Republic: The importance of being educated

By at January 31, 2014 | 8:28 am

UNHCR: CAR Central African Republic: The importance of being educated

(UNHCR) MOLE CAMP, Democratic Republic of the Congo, January 31 – The worst thing about being a refugee for many of the young people in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is missing out on their education. This is especially true for those, like Yesson, who were in secondary or tertiary education before fleeing from Central African Republic to save their more...

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CAMBODIA: Feed the Future Supports Businesses to Boost Agriculture in Cambodia

By at January 30, 2014 | 7:48 am

CAMBODIA: Feed the Future Supports Businesses to Boost Agriculture in Cambodia

(Feed the Future) Ly Touch, an agricultural input supplier in Cambodia’s Battambang province, has seen her business boom over the past two years, increasing her sales by 70 percent and growing her customer base as her services have expanded to include advising farmers on safe pesticide use. Meanwhile, in the neighboring province of Pursat, input supplier Nup Nouv has more...

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UNITED NATIONS: As Crises Worsen, UN Weeks $99 Million More for Refugees in Central African Republic, South Sudan

By at January 10, 2014 | 11:07 am

UNITED NATIONS: As Crises Worsen, UN Weeks $99 Million More for Refugees in Central African Republic, South Sudan

(United Nations) Facing worsening refugee crises in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan, the United Nations today appealed for $99 million in additional funding to aid 1.3 million people for the next 100 days, less than three weeks after launching an initial $360-million appeal. "In the situations of both South Sudan and CAR, we are extremely more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Partnerships that Fight Hunger Around the Globe

By at October 16, 2013 | 2:02 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Partnerships that Fight Hunger Around the Globe

(MissionNewswire) Everyday, more than 840 million people go hungry in a world of plenty. Additionally, two billion people lack the vitamins and minerals needed to live healthy lives according to the World Food Program and the United Nations. Each year, Oct. 16th marks the observance of World Food Day aimed at bringing attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and more...

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