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13 Jun 2013 description

Polio this week - As of 12 June 2013

25 Aug 2010 description

By British Red Cross

Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have launched a new multi-country initiative, under the theme 'Reaching Vulnerable People Around the World' to help vulnerable people over the next three years.

The vehicle company will be giving support to help run community-based programmes in fifteen countries - with a particular focus on two humanitarian programmes in Sierra Leone and China.

In total, Land Rover's support will provide vital help to more than 120,000 vulnerable people in Sierra Leone and …

17 Jun 2005 description

GENEVA - The UN refugee agency said Friday that the global number of refugees* fell 4 percent in 2004 to 9.2 million, the lowest total in almost a quarter of a century. But UNHCR annual statistics released just ahead of World Refugee Day on Monday showed that the numbers of internally displaced and stateless people remain high.