Vodafone Supports WFP’s School Feeding Programme In Upper Egypt For The Third Year

CAIRO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a US$1.2 million contribution from Vodafone Egypt Foundation that will benefit thousands of children, their families and teachers through WFP’s school feeding programme in Upper Egypt. The Vodafone Egypt Foundation contribution (approximately 9 million Egyptian Pounds) will benefit More...

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New app for women’s safety launched in India
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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New app for women’s safety launched in India

In a first of its kind women-friendly initiative, a mobile phone safety app was launched in Odisha, India to help women in distress. The app, ‘Mo Saathi’ (which translates to ‘My friend’), is designed to More...

Is the Egyptian state using sexual torture against women?
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Is the Egyptian state using sexual torture against women?

Four years ago, Cairo was a giant billboard for human rights; the words “freedom”, “justice” and “dignity” were graffitied across the city, with the high hopes of Tahrir Square writ large on city streets. More...

Colombia – Landslide cause emergency in Salgar (Antioquia) Flash Update No. 1 (18/05/2015)
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Colombia – Landslide cause emergency in Salgar (Antioquia) Flash Update No. 1 (18/05/2015)

At least 48 people have died due to a landslide in the municipality of Salgar (Antioquia), northern Colombia. On 18 May, heavy rains caused the overflowing of the river Liborina, triggering a landslide that damaged More...

ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market
By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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ILO warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market

GENEVA (ILO News) – Only one quarter of workers worldwide is estimated to have a stable employment relationship, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The World Employment More...

Burundi crisis is not over yet – analysis
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Burundi crisis is not over yet – analysis

What happened during the 13 May coup attempt? What do you understand about the situation on the ground? Thierry Vircoulon: The coup leaders took advantage of the fact that President Nkurunziza had travelled to Dar More...

Bringing Home the Victims of Human Trafficking
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Bringing Home the Victims of Human Trafficking

According to estimates, more than 20 million people around the world are living as modern-day slaves – many lured away from their homes by promises of higher paying jobs. On Tuesday, we received some good news More...

Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Syria Regional Crisis Response Update 87

More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the conflict in Syria. The UNRWA response aims to preserve refugees’ resilience through the continuation of UNRWA services and humanitarian More...

Rescued Mediterranean migrant gives birth to baby girl on Italian navy ship
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Rescued Mediterranean migrant gives birth to baby girl on Italian navy ship

A baby girl has been born on an Italian navy vessel after her mother became one of nearly 6,800 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean in three days. In a nod to her naval rescuers – the Italian Marina Militare More...

By IntDevCommunities On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Nigeria: Unicef Makes Record Appeal to Help 60 Million Children in Crisis

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a record 3.1 billion dollars appeal to enable it to help children caught up in a “new generation” of conflicts and disasters round the world. Afshan Khan, More...


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