The wider Mid-East region remains convulsed by its unprecedented numbers of "huddled masses", worsened daily by the brutal warfare in Syria, but response in one Mid-East country is going largely unreported in the West.
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Internationally, we can now expect the appreciable annual uptick in coverage of what the media stubbornly call "natural disasters" -- much to the chagrin of many humanitarian workers.
As the nation deals with the impact of Hurricane Sandy, it ought to be a time to set aside partisan politics. But Mitt Romney has decided to continue campaigning in the battleground state of Ohio.
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TIPP CITY, Ohio (RNS) It's often hard to find signs of hope in Sudan's Western Dar...
Middle school students across the country provide "hands-on" support for Haitian earthquake victims by assembling hundreds of health kits for an international aid organization.
Elementary school children across the country are making health kits for Haiti with the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Communities everywhere are encouraged to join the effort.
This week they are gathering the supplies they will need to put together 442 health kits that will be sent to Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of these kits will be needed over the coming months.
The United Methodist Committee On Relief is the only major relief agency still on the ground rebuilding Louisiana after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. They still need volunteers and you can help!
The 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at this Dickson County school are gathering supplies to make 442 "health kits" for people displaced by last week's earthquake in Haiti.
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