PLAN International

Type: Organization
Name: PLAN International
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

CARE USA senior executive to be Plan Internationalâs new Director of International Programmes

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.Jonathan Mitchell, Senior Vice President of International Programmes and Operations of CARE USA is joining global child rights and community development ... [Published AlertNet - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola crisis: Five top tips to avoid the deadly virus

Ebola is one of the world's most deadly viruses but is not airborne, so cannot be caught like flu. Medics say avoiding it should be quite easy if you follow these top tips:1. Soap and waterWash your hands regularly with soap and clean water - and use ... [Published BBC - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Crisis, Infectious
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Risks to children remain after Paraguay floods

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.CHILDREN are at increased risk of violence and disease in the aftermath of extensive flooding in Paraguay, reports children’s charity Plan International ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pwani Children's Voices discusses Ebola

Children from Kwale, Kilifi, Mombasa and Taita Taveta counties want the government to put in place enough measures to prevent entry of Ebola into the country.They said the disease, which has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa, poses a great ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Food and water handed out at barricaded 'Ebola' slum

LIBERIAN officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water to residents of the West Point slum in the capital Monrovia on Thursday.Hundreds of residents lined up to receive government provisions in the impoverished township — but police ... [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Hunger And Poverty Threatening To Disrupt Peace In Liberia

A UNICEF worker shares information on Ebola and best practices to help prevent its spread with residents of the Matam neighborhood of Conakry, Guinea in this handout photo courtesy of UNICEF. REUTERSThe Liberian government began distributing bags of rice ... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding Schooling and Participation Challenges of Vulnerable Children and Youth

AKP Phnom Penh, August 22, 2014 –Over fifty (50) concerned government and NGO officials met here in Phnom Penh today to hear studied challenges and jointly set out action plans to improve the access of vulnerable children and youth to quality learning ... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Maxis Announce Data Roam Saver Plan – International Data Roaming for RM10/Day

Data roaming has just gotten a whole lot more affordable because Maxis has just announced a new Data Roam Saver plan, allowing you to stay connected to the internet for only RM10/day while you’re roaming.Available in 16 countries, Data Roam Saver offers ... [Published Lowyat.net - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UK, Wellcome Charity Pledge $10M for Emergency Ebola Research

LONDON—An emergency research call has been launched to help fight the world's worst Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with the British government and the Wellcome Trust medical charity pledging a combined 6.5 million pounds ($10.8 million).Expert teams from ... [Published VOA News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Families hit by deadly Nepalese floods

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.Hundreds of villagers in Nepal are either dead or missing after heavy rains triggered landslides, reports Plan International.Torrential downpours across ... [Published AlertNet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

How to talk to kids about war and terrorism?

The images of the beheading of US journalist James Foley by Islamic State jihadists was freely available on many websites.These sorts of graphic images pose a problem for parents. While adults process the information and move on, the images can cause ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Be Warned... You Can't Touch Me Anymore

By Brian OtienoKilifi county director of children services Paul Kisavi in his office during the interview.Charles Karisa explains how the VuruguMapper mobile application has made things easier.Peter Njuguna and Margaret Kahiga during the interview.Margaret ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 20 2014]

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In 2011, a UN report recognised the importance of internet access, stating it should be a priority for all states to ensure citizens can get online: "the unique and transformative nature of the Internet... enables individuals to exercise their right to freedom of opinion and expression, (and) a range of other human rights, and to promote the progress of society as a whole."
"Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War" (Foreign Military Studies), by Maj Gen. Emanuel Sakal, IDF, Ret. Published by: The University Press of Kentucky (Oct. 20, 2014)

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Risks to children remain after Paraguay floods [Published AlertNet - Aug 26 2014]
Women advocates raise concerns in Yolanda-hit a... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 26 2014]
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How do you know that I don’t look five years yo... [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
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Marion Canfield-Evans - A Tribute (CH64) [Published AboutMyArea - Aug 22 2014]
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Ebola: Hunger And Poverty Threatening To Disrup... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 22 2014]
Understanding Schooling and Participation Chall... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Aug 22 2014]
Maxis Announce Data Roam Saver Plan – Internati... [Published Lowyat.net - Aug 22 2014]
Ebola Isn't Unique: Women Are Significantly Mor... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
UK, Wellcome Charity Pledge $10M for Emergency ... [Published VOA News - Aug 21 2014]
Quang Tri receives US$6.1 million aid from NGOs [Published VOVNews - Aug 21 2014]
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Nepal: Nepal Landslide Leaves Women and Childre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Nepal By Naresh Newar DABI, Nepal, Aug 27 2014 (IPS) - Living in a makeshift tarpaulin shelter, which barely protects her family from the torrential rainfall or scorching heat of this remote village in southern Nepal, ...
Threats of Starvation, Violence Follow Quaranti... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 22 2014]
Sixteen-year-old Shaki Kamara, a resident of Liberia's impoverished West Point slum, has become the face of the terror ravaging Monrovia as the government attempts to fight the growing Ebola epidemic. Kamara was shot by police during violent exchanges ...
Liberia’s West Point Slum Reels From the Nightm... [Published TIME.com - Aug 22 2014]
A few weeks ago, West Point was merely the worst slum in war-racked Liberia. Today, it is both that and the most notorious urban center of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak. It is also quarantined from the rest of the Liberian capital Monrovia, and its ...
Liberia’s West Point Slum Reels From the Nightm... [Published The China Blog - Aug 22 2014]
MoreAmericans With Ebola Discharged From Atlanta Hospital 4 Injured in Violent Clashes as Liberians Storm Ebola Barricades 1,400 Are Dead From Ebola and We Need Help, Says Doctors Without Borders President A few weeks ago, West Point was merely ...
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