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YEMEN: Salesian Missionaries are Assisting Those Struggling to Survive Amid Violence and Civil War

By at July 15, 2015 | 2:19 pm

(MissionNewswire) The situation in Yemen is becoming more and more untenable for five Salesian priests, the only Catholic priests remaining in Yemen, who continue their work in the country despite ongoing violence and civil war. Serving as missionaries from the Don Bosco Province of Bangalore, India, the priests have been in Yemen for the past 28 years operating four more...

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YEMEN: Salesian Missionaries Situation in Yemen Precarious Due to Recent Fighting

By at April 2, 2015 | 12:31 pm

YEMEN: Salesian Missionaries Situation in Yemen Precarious Due to Recent Fighting

(MissionNewswire) Five Salesian priests, the only Catholic priests remaining in Yemen, continue their work in the country despite ongoing violence and civil war. The priests are missionaries from the Don Bosco Province of Bangalore, India and have been in Yemen for the past 28 years operating four Salesian centers throughout the country. One center is located in more...

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UNITED NATIONS: As crises grow, UN humanitarian chief cites need for funding, access to ensure aid delivery

By at June 16, 2014 | 6:09 pm

UNITED NATIONS: As crises grow, UN humanitarian chief cites need for funding, access to ensure aid delivery

(United Nations) As the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance worldwide continues to grow, the top United Nations relief official today urged the international community to provide the requisite funding and access needed to enable aid workers to do their jobs effectively. “There is no let-up in the number of humanitarian crises that need our attention, more...

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UNICEF: Children in Somalia to Receive New Vaccination Against Deadly Diseases

By at April 24, 2013 | 5:23 pm

(UNICEF) The Somali authorities have launched today a new five-in-one-vaccine against several potentially fatal childhood diseases which could save thousands of young lives. From today, Somali children will receive the Pentavalent vaccine, a combination of five vaccines in one against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), Hepatitis B and Haemophilus more...

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UNITED NATIONS: Developing Countries Experiencing Unprecedented Growth, Says UN Report

By at March 14, 2013 | 7:10 am

UNITED NATIONS: Developing Countries Experiencing Unprecedented Growth, Says UN Report

(United Nations) The rapid growth of developing countries is propelling millions out of poverty on an unprecedented scale and radically reshaping the global system, according to a flagship United Nations report launched today. “The rise of the South is unprecedented in its speed and scale,” says the Human Development Report 2013, which uses the term “South” to more...

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SOMALIA: 4 Million People Currently in Crisis, United Nation Reports

By at September 14, 2011 | 12:36 pm

SOMALIA: 4 Million People Currently in Crisis, United Nation Reports

(UNITED NATIONS – OCHA) According to the latest report by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU), 4 million people are currently in crisis nationwide—3 million in the south of Somalia. Of these, 750,000 people risk death in the next four months if efforts to respond to the famine are not scaled up. To date, six areas in Somalia are in famine, namely more...

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