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2010-12-28 00:00:38

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2009-09-17 16:50:00

Non-profit organizations Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre and ActionAid International USA both receive funding to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during the country's post-conflict period. NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, Pakistan, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has granted over US$65,000 to provide food, medication, cattle and livestock provisions, and fruit plants to aid over 10,000 persons affected by the country's recent internal...

2009-06-19 08:43:00

BALTIMORE, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief (LWR) announced today a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support its emergency response to the humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka. The grant will fund half of LWR's response with local partners to supply food and water, establish community kitchens, and provide hygiene supplies, and educational and other services to children. By providing for the immediate needs of internally displaced persons...

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2009-06-05 12:25:00

U.S. actress and U.N. Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has penned an essay for Time magazine, calling for more help for those suffering in war-torn Darfur. Usmagazine.com said the Oscar-winning mother of six points out in her article that millions of people have been displaced and hundreds of thousands have been killed in the region. She also emphasized nothing changed since she first visited Chad and met with refugees from Darfur in in 2004. Darfur has almost disappeared from the news, and...

2009-05-27 14:55:00

NEW YORK and ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNICEF has appealed for an additional $41.4 million to provide urgent assistance to people displaced by fighting in northwest Pakistan. Over half of the displaced are children. UNICEF Pakistan has now almost exhausted its contingency stocks of supplies and funding. Humanitarian efforts have been strained by the very rapid increase in the number of people fleeing fighting that has taken place in the Malakand division of the...

2008-09-27 06:00:17

Text of report by private Sudanese newspaper Al-Ra'y al-Amm on 27 September Sources have disclosed that a radio based in the Netherlands is due to start broadcasting on Saturday [27 September] in the three Darfur states in order to address the IDPs in their tribal dialects of Al-Fur, Zaghawa and Masalit. The sources told Al-Ra'y al-Amm that in last March, an unknown body based in a Dutch town near the Hague had produced almost 5m pieces of small-size radios, which could be hidden in...

2008-09-09 06:00:17

Text of report by Ganzi Muhanguzi entitled "IDPs destroy 72 per cent forests in north" published by state-owned, mass-circulation Ugandan daily The New Vision website on 9 September Over 72 per cent of forest reserves in northern Uganda have been destroyed by internally displaced people (IDPs) returning to their villages, environment state minister has said. Jessica Eriyo noted that the destruction of wetlands in Teso and Karamoja sub-regions would lead to grave climate changes and...


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