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Oxfam America calls on the USG to respond to deepening crisis in Horn of Africa BOSTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's declaration by the United Nations of famine in Somalia makes official what aid agencies have been seeing for nearly a year - severe drought and the world's worst food crisis has put 10 million people in desperate need of assistance and donor countries are not doing nearly enough to avert disaster, save lives and protect livelihoods. (Logo:...
BALTIMORE, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the danger of widespread famine in the Horn of Africa increasing daily, Lutheran World Relief is rushing $500,000 for an immediate response to this unfolding humanitarian crisis. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/DC35722LOGO) More than 10 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti are at grave risk of famine as the worst drought in the region in 60 years wears on.
BALTIMORE, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief (LWR), The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (LCMS) and the United Nations Foundation announced on Monday an unprecedented partnership to mobilize Lutherans in the United States in the fight against malaria in Africa. The campaign, called the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI), aims to raise $45 million to contribute toward the global goal of eliminating malaria deaths in Africa by 2015.
â€œAs a chef I am constantly aware of how much can be done with food and the importance of using every part of the produce so I feel extremely privileged to be able to provide a recipe and help communities living in poverty grow and prepare good food for their familiesâ€, said Matt Kemp Head Chef of Sydney's prestige restaurant Balzac. (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Acclaimed Australian chefs and food bloggers have donated recipes to an special edition Oxfam cookbook to support and...
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxfam America and CNA warned that the U.S. is likely to face substantially increasing demands on its humanitarian response systems as a result of climate change. The organizations proposed a set of U.S.
NEW ORLEANS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innova Market Insights reveals that new food products with an ethical or premium positioning are on the rise despite the difficult economic situation.
ROSELAND, New Jersey, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expand Networks http://www.expand.com, the leader in optimising WANs for branch office consolidation and virtualisation, today announced Oxfam Australia, the humanitarian charity, has deployed Expand Networks Accelerators across its international network of offices.
Head of the largest Lutheran relief organization visits Minnesota to inspire action against one of the world's most devastating diseases John Nunes brings his message of health and hope to South Minneapolis MINNEAPOLIS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Lutheran World Relief: WHAT: Minneapolis' Calvary Lutheran Church is working with Lutheran World Relief to help end malaria deaths in Africa through the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
NYBRO, Sweden, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The once degraded forests in the Curacautin Valley in Chile have now recovered sufficiently, after hard work over the last decades, to be able to help provide a sustainable living to the people in the area, based on fair trade and responsible forest management principles.
OAKLAND, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, reports new findings which confirm that the prominent appearance of the Fair Trade Certified(TM) label increases sales among coffee-buying consumers.
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