countroryangelini | 1:13 PM GIVING – WATER AID – CRISIS of the fundamental of life

The crisis

Right now, the world’s poorest people do not have access to safe water, sanitation or hygiene. This crisis is ruining lives and holding back development.

GIVING WATER – the fundamental of life

  • As Baltimore Council weighs tackling high water bills, study shows how much customers are squeezed 18 Dec 2017 10:11 CapitalGazette.com Sharp increases in the price of tap water have pushed some of Baltimore’s poorest residents far beyond their ability to pay their bills, an independent economist has concluded. As more and more people can’t afford to pay, the city could find itself in a “ …
  • UK to send £50m more in to Yemen and demand access from Saudi 18 Dec 2017 09:56 The Independent The Government has announced a new £50m emergency aid package to help the Yemeni people caught up in “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis”.  Minister Penny Mordaunt announced the UK would provide food vouchers for 3.4 million Yemenis for one month, 106, …
  • China lavishes aid on Pakistan town 18 Dec 2017 09:39 Khaleej Times China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port. Beijing has built a school, sent doctors and pledged about $500 million in grants for an airport, hospital, college and …
  • China lavishes aid on Gwadar raising suspicions in US, India 18 Dec 2017 09:23 The Express Tribune Beijin­g’s unusua­l larges­se fuelle­d suspic­ions that Gwadar is China’s plan to challe­nge US naval domina­nce A general view of Gwadar port in Gwadar, Pakistan October 4, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS GWADAR: China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small …
  • Why China is lavishing aid on a small Pakistani fishing town 18 Dec 2017 07:34 Sify.com GWADAR, Pakistan: China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy.Beijing has built a …
  • UK to send £50m emergency aid to Yemen in `world´s... 18 Dec 2017 07:29 Charleston Daily Mail By Press Association Published: 01:21 EST, 18 December 2017 | Updated: 01:21 EST, 18 December 2017 The UK is set to provide an emergency £50 million aid package to help feed millions of Yemeni people caught in “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis”. …
  • UK to send £50m emergency aid to Yemen in ‘world’s worst humanitarian crisis’ 18 Dec 2017 06:54 West Sussex Today The UK is set to provide an emergency £50 million aid package to help feed millions of Yemeni people caught in “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis”. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has committed the UK to providing food vouchers for …
  • China pours money into Pakistan port in suspected strategic power push 18 Dec 2017 06:39 Age Gwadar, Pakistan: China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy. Beijing has built a …
  • Bangladesh-Myanmar Crisis Appeal (13 Dec 2017) 18 Dec 2017 06:14 Relief Web The Australian Government is partnering with the Australian Red Cross and Australia for UNHCR to help Rohingya who need assistance following violence in Myanmar. This includes more than 620,000 people, mostly women and children, who have fled to …
  • 'My brain swelled bigger than my skull' Scots singer Darius Campbell lapsed into coma after drinking dirty water from the Thames 18 Dec 2017 06:13 Dailyrecord.co.uk Darius Campbell has told how he fell into a coma and almost died after drinking from the Thames to promote his water aid charity. The Scots singer drank from the river to show how a bottle filter could make the water safe. But the 37-year-old didn’t …
  • France: Calais Migrants at Risk as Cold Arrives 18 Dec 2017 05:59 Human Rights Watch Asylum seekers and other migrants sleep outside in the snow, Calais, France, December 11, 2017.  © 2017 Futuro Berg/Help Refugees (Paris) – Migrants and asylum seekers in Calais are facing desperate living conditions, especially as temperatures drop, …
  • Report on Ockhi loss filed; T.N. to seek aid 18 Dec 2017 04:54 The Hindu The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday decided to ask the Centre for financial assistance to rebuild infrastructure in the Ockhi-hit Kanniyakumari district and nearby areas. The government also decided to reiterate its demand to declare Ockhi a national …
  • Fleeing — but not to Europe 18 Dec 2017 04:05 DW.DE More and more people are leaving their homes in search of a better life for themselves and their families, or to escape unrest, oppression and persecution. The United Nations estimates that some 244 million people around the world no longer live in the …
  • Saudis ‘using starvation as a weapon’ says Penny Mordaunt 18 Dec 2017 01:20 Charleston Daily Mail Saudi Arabia has 'no excuse' for blocking aid to Yemen, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said as she warned that 'using starvation as a weapon' was a breach of humanitarian law. The UK is set to provide an emergency £50 …
  • INSIGHT-Hoping to extend maritime reach, China lavishes... 18 Dec 2017 01:20 Charleston Daily Mail By Drazen Jorgic GWADAR, Pakistan Dec 17 (Reuters) - China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the …
  • We must not fail the Rohingya again 18 Dec 2017 01:10 New Straits Times IT took the tug of a shirt. A history revisited. One of Oxfam’s most experienced water engineers, Zulfiquar Ali Haider was recently approached by a man in his sixties, who was living in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh. Extraordinarily the refugee …
  • Saudi Arabia told by UK minister to stop blocking Yemen aid 18 Dec 2017 00:15 The Guardian Saudi Arabia has “no excuse” for blocking aid to Yemen, the international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, said as she warned that “using starvation as a weapon” was a breach of humanitarian law. The UK is set to provide an emergency £50m aid …
  • Girl dies after being pulled from water on Tasmanian beach 18 Dec 2017 00:03 Charleston Daily Mail Girl, 14, died after being pulled from the ocean off a Tasmanian beach The teen was swimming near Devenport last Monday when she got in trouble Her friend, also in difficulty, reached the shore and was treated by paramedics  She was rushed to hospital but …
  • Beijing lavishes vast amounts of aid on Pakistan town 17 Dec 2017 23:58 The Malaysian Star GWADAR: China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy. Beijing has built a school, sent …
  • UN allocates $13.4m to support Im with life-saving aid 17 Dec 2017 22:08 New Telegraph The United Nations (UN), through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria. The humanitarian emergency in the …

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