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Innovative Effort to Make Drinking Water Safe in Indonesia

With roughly 100 million Indonesians without access to safe drinking water and 70 percent of the population relying on water from contaminated sources, an innovative strategic communication program has been designed to engage Indonesia’s commercial sector to manufacture, distribute, and market a new safe water system.

Creative Approach Allows Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) To Treat Children With Aids: But Enormous Challenges Remain

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is successfully treating an increasing number of children living with HIV/AIDS, according to data from MSF treatment programs presented at a "late breaker" session at the 3rd International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

World Food Programme Airlifts Life-Saving Rations To Niger

As the international humanitarian response to Niger’s severe hunger crisis gathers pace, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that a series of airlifts will deliver life-saving emergency rations to feed 80,000 victims of the country’s intensifying emergency.

Urgent Food Airlift for Niger's Hungry By Réunir, France

The World Food Programme announced that in response to repeated appeals to the international community to help stave off the deepening hunger crisis in Niger a much-needed airlift of food commodities from Réunir, a French aid agency, arrived on July 21st  Maradi, one of the hardest hit areas of the country.

United States Energy Department Makes $2.5 Million Available for Native American Tribes to Develop Renewable Energy Resources

The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) on June 14th announced  that it is making nearly $2.5 million available to 18 Native American tribes to advance the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies on tribal lands.

Around 70 000 farming families receive seeds and tools in North Darfur

The rainy season has just begun in North Darfur, and around 70 000 vulnerable rural families will be able to plant with seeds and agricultural tools provided by FAO, the UN agency said today.

Satellite technology pinpoints behaviour of rare vultures

On June 21, 2005, BirdLife International and the Wildlife Conservation Society have announced a significant advance in the understanding and conservation of threatened vultures in Indochina.

C8, Children for Change, UNICEF Participants Express Their Views on G8 Decisions

UNICEF provided a platform so children can express their views on the issues being debated and decisions made at the G8.

On Eve of G8, Children from all Over the World Make Urgent Plea to Leaders to Make Child Poverty History

Scottish First Minister, Jack McConnell, today joined young people from both the northern and southern hemispheres to hear their views and receive recommendations on what they think the G8 leaders need to do make child poverty history.

Native Lands Issues To Be Highlighted at the 8th World Wilderness Congress (WWC)

The 8th World Wilderness Congress (WWC) will, for the first time ever, bring together as many as 30 indigenous groups – from the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Asia and Africa – with the goal of forming an international Native Lands and Wilderness Council.

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