Saturday, March 8, 2014 Polio Continues To Be A Major Threat For Millions Of Children
Polio, despite being mostly eradicated over much of the world continues to threaten lives. In conflict areas where conditions for illness particularly high and polio has been making a comeback in areas where it was thought to have been eradicated.
Saturday, December 28, 2013 Syrian Refugee Crisis Results in UN's Largest Emergency Appeal
The current conditions over two million Syrian refugees, almost half of them children, are living in are dire and life-threatening. Most have fled Syria to seek refuge and shelter in the surrounding countries. Jordan has taken in a very large number. Most are in tents but living in tents during the harshest winter on record means they will need a lot of help.
Saturday, August 27, 2011 East Africa Now Facing Drought Induced Famine
The Horn of Africa Has been experiencing a drought reminiscent of the deadly Ethiopian drought of the 1980's. This time it is exacerbated by the effects climate change and global warming.
Sunday, April 24, 2011 Is Myanmar At A Crossroads?
A look at new events and occurrences in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, and a questioning look at the conduct of companies such as Chevron making massive profits in Myanmar through cooperative agreements with the ruling junta.
Friday, August 6, 2010 Pakistan Hit By Worst Flood In 80 Years
Current natural disaster in Pakistan exacerbated by global warming and Himalayan glacial melt. Ways of assisting those affected are provided.