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"Women For Peace" and "Women Of the Wall;" what's the difference?

Women For Peace (WFP): They said they were absolutely not political. Well, judge for yourself:  “We are a very democratic country,” they said. “And the problem is that if you look around at the people supporting this demonstration, you don’t see who belong to the right-wing parties, and they are setting the political tone in Israel.” 168 more words


UN aid agencies brace for possible displacement 'catastrophe' caused by military offensive in Mosul

UN Wednesday 19th October, 2016

18 October 2016 — United Nations humanitarian agencies operating in Iraq are bracing for what could be a displacement catastrophe requiring the largest and most complex global response in 2016, in the wake of the military offensive under way to oust terrorists from Mosul, the country”s second-largest city. 1,272 more words

Arab World

Climate is changing. What about our food and practices?

Last Sunday was the World Food Day. This day is observed annually on October 16 to commemorate the founding of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Every year has a theme that guides events organized during this day to raise awareness of issues concerning food security, distribution and production. 417 more words


Mhondoro Mubaira MP diverting drought relief Maize for vote buying-Mliswa.

Nyasha N Mukapiko

Zanu PF legislator for Mhondoro Mubaira George Gangarahwe is diverting drought relief maize meant for his constituency to Norton residents for allegedly vote buying, former Zanu PF for Mashonaland West province Temba Mliswa hinted on Tuesday. 375 more words


Truck With WFP Relief Maize Heading To Phalombe Overturns

A 30 tonne truck which was carrying relief food for the people of Phalombe district who were hit by floods and draught has overturned, Malawi Independent has established. 86 more words


Time to teach them how to grow their own fresh food instead of keeping them dependent on food aid.

COMMENTS OF Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM (Ghent University-Belgium) ON

Nearly 385 million children live in extreme poverty – UNICEF


Today I read this interesting article on UNICEF’s alarming message about child poverty, in which I find : 493 more words


WFP and UNCDF partner to digitize cash-based transfers in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN – The World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) sign an agreement in an effort to scale up WFP’s assistance to support the local economy in Sierra Leone through innovative cash-based transfers. 468 more words

Sierra Leone