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Syrian refugee children learn healthy habits from Sesame Street's Raya
Description: A fun programme to teach children healthy hygiene and sanitation habits has reached Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. The WASH UP! programme run by Sesame Street and World Vision is now in 11 countries worldwide. http://bit.ly/2g5RGgF
  14 Oct 2017   4m11s 3 188 0
CONGO | "We share their trauma"
Description: MSF’s mental health work in Mweso began in 2009, helping local communities and people displaced by conflict. The North Kivu region of Congo that borders Rwanda and Uganda, and home to Virunga National Park, has been in a state of constant unrest since the Great Lakes Crisis that began after the Rwandan genocide in the mid-1990s. The second largest country on the African continent by area, Democratic Republic of Congo is a fragile and conflict-affected state and receives more aid from MSF than any other country in which we operate. The MSF team of psycho-social counsellors is drawn from the communities surrounding Mweso. They connect with their clients using empathy, by creating a safe and secure environment where they are able to work through the traumas they have lived. Coming from the same communities as their clients, the Mweso team understand all too well the social taboos around mental health, as well as the traumatic events people are subjected to on an almost daily basis. Conflict, armed robberies, and sexual and domestic violence are just some of issues people face in North Kivu. Theatre is one of the many interventions the team provides. Along with psycho-educational activities such as this, Mweso’s mental health team also provide therapeutic counselling for trauma related issues - such as sexual violence, psychological first-aid, psycho-social stimulation for nutrition, individual counselling and support groups for people living with conditions such as HIV, TB and diabetes, as well as referrals for psychiatric care. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! https://amara.org/v/bcKz/
  12 Oct 2017   3m38s 5 103 0
COLOMBIA | "From that moment, my life completely changed"
Description: Betty was suffering with post-traumatic stress. She had seen her neighbour murdered and this had triggered a psychotic depression. When she began to receive help from MSF, she didn’t know where she was, or what day it was. She had not left the house in days. She could not take public transport because she was afraid that the people around her were going to harm her. But through her sessions with Dr Yeni, Betty learned to understand and control these thoughts and feelings. Yeni gave her tips on how to control my emotions, and how to get rid of all the things that were affecting her. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! https://amara.org/v/b2kd/
  10 Oct 2017   4m12s 1 76 0
Búsqueda y Rescate INDECI - PNP
Description: INDECI y la Policía Nacional del Perú fortalecen capacidades en búsqueda y rescate curso de nivel liviano, y se preparan para el Simulacro Por Sismo nocturno a nivel nacional
  12 Oct 2017   1m53s 3 37 0
SESAN Noticias No. 19
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  12 Oct 2017   18m1s 1 13 0
Myanmar - Remarks by UN Secretary-General at the Security Council
Description: Remarks by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, during the 8060th Security Council Meeting.
  28 Sep 2017   12m38s 49 2024 0
Demining and Bomb Disposal in Somalia
Description: United Nations - Years of armed conflict in Somalia has resulted in its land being contaminated by death traps on the ground, such as unexploded ordnance and other life threatening devices. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with funding from the Japanese Government, is assisting the Somali people in reducing these menaces of war. (Video courtesy of UNMAS. Producer: Alex Pritz)
  25 Sep 2017   4m4s 28 2528 0
Ramping Up Sanitation to Ensure Rohingya Refugee Health
Description: As the Rohingya refugee influx rises in southeast Bangladesh to an estimated 507,000, UNHCR is adding three diarrhoea treatment centres and rehydration outreach teams in a battle against the spread of disease. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact hqvideo@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  09 Oct 2017   2m44s 12 371 0
Stunning drop in maternal deaths in Cambodia
Description: Cambodia has made huge gains in bringing maternal deaths, but big risks for women remain in remote areas.
  08 Oct 2017   1m3s 1 130 0
Hurricane-hit Dominica: UN chief witnesses devastation
Description: Secretary-General António Guterres got a first-hand look at the devastation in the small Caribbean island nation of Dominica, which was thrashed by recent hurricanes that left 90 per cent of the population – or 65,000 people – in need of humanitarian
  08 Oct 2017   1m 16 802 0
How Christian Aid are assisting people fleeing Myanmar - DEC Emergency Appeal
Description: In Bangladesh's makeshift camps, everywhere the eyes can see are families who fled Myanmar, waiting, in urgent need of food. Many of these families arrived in the camps with nothing. DEC member charities like Christian Aid are there and your support can help provide medical aid, food and water. Donate now at http://bit.ly/2knOxxT Follow the DEC for updates: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DECcharity Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisastersEmergencyCommittee Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/decappeal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/disastersemergencycommittee
  09 Oct 2017   39s 1 38 0
Mothers Sharing Strength to Overcome Hunger: Porridge Moms in Northeast Nigeria
Description: Action Against Hunger is proud to share the inspiring story of a courageous group of mothers uprooted from their homes by the violence caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Action Against Hunger launched the “Porridge Moms” program in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria's Borno State to provide vulnerable displaced women with a daily nutritious meal, as well as health education and training to prevent their at-risk children from becoming severely malnourished. The Porridge Moms program also provides these mothers with a critical peer support network, a “sisterhood” where they can help each other cope with the trauma, violence, and loss they have endured.
  05 Oct 2017   2m44s 1 39 0