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28 Jan 2013 description
report IRIN

TEL AVIV, 28 January 2013 (IRIN) - The director of the Ministry of Health in Israel, Roni Gamzo, has issued a formal directive instructing that gynaecologists should not inject women with the contraceptive Depo-Provera without their knowledge or consent.

The directive, issued last week, comes after around 30 Ethiopian Jews who had emigrated to Israel said they had been told that they would not be allowed into the country without receiving the contraceptive drug.

23 Apr 2012 description

MASHAV and USAID have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation on food security to Africa

(Communicated by MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation)

The Heads of MASHAV and of USAID signed in Washington, April 18, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase cooperation on food security to Africa, within the framework of USAID’s “Feed the Future” Initiative. The MOU allows for closer cooperation on the issue of food security in four countries: Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Rwanda.

23 Oct 2011 description

Israeli Ambassador Mr. Oded Ben-Haim initiated this donation with the view to protecting children at risk against malnutrition,

(Communicated by the Israel Embassy, Addis Ababa)

11 Oct 2011 description

The Israeli government donated 165 metric tons of blended food for Ethiopian children in drought affected areas; the first time when Israel provides such humanitarian assistance.

Matiwos Hunde, Director of the Early Warning and Response Directorate under the Ministry of Agriculture, yesterday received the truck load of relief food from Oded Ben-Haim, Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia.

10 Oct 2011 description

Addis Ababa, October 10, 2011 (Addis Ababa) - The Israeli Government here on Monday provided 165 metric tons of relief food worth 2.4 million Birr in donation to children living in drought affected areas.

Early Warning and Response Director with the Ministry of Agriculture, Matewos Hunde received the donation from the Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia, Oded Ben-Haim.

Matewos on the occasion said Ethiopia is one of the countries affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa that led to deteriorated food security conditions in the affected areas.

30 Jun 2007 description

About Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands - United for the Needy is an international relief and development organisation, established in 1993 with the objective of providing relief from poverty, sickness and the provision of education on a non-discriminatory basis.

We work both directly and with partners in 35 of the world's poorest countries.

01 Jun 2007 description

CrisisWatch:

- summarises briefly developments during the previous month in some 70 situations of current or potential conflict, listed alphabetically by region, providing references and links to more detailed information sources (all references mentioned are hyperlinked in the electronic version of this bulletin);

- assesses whether the overall situation in each case has, during the previous month, significantly deteriorated, significantly improved, or on balance remained more or less unchanged;

- alerts readers to situations where, in the coming month, there is a particular risk …