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Humanitarian Groups Seek Ways To Reduce Attacks On Aid Workers

Humanitarian Groups Seek Ways To Reduce Attacks On Aid Workers

In Nigeria, Boko Haram militants recently abducted and killed two aid workers. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, civilians threw stones at Ebola health workers, a day after rebels shot and killed two medics with the Congolese army. London-based research group Humanitarian Outcomes says 139 humanitarian aid workers were killed worldwide in 2017, with another […]

Six Aid Workers Missing In South Sudan

Six Aid Workers Missing In South Sudan

 SIX aid workers have gone missing in the war-torn South Sudan. They went missing on the road between Wau and Raja in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal region on Sunday. The aid workers include one international and five national staff working for two international and a national aid organisation. There were reports of armed […]

Congolese Gynaecologist, Two Aid Workers Nominated For 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Congolese Gynaecologist, Two Aid Workers Nominated For 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s ‘Mama Jeanne’, ‘Mama Jeannette’ and Dr. Denis Mukwege are contenders for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for their fight against sexual violence. Mukwege is the director of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu, which offers physical and emotional treatment to some hundreds of women who are raped […]

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

Gamers can now help aid workers locate communities affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks or conflict using a mobile app developed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MapSwipe users swipe through satellite images of remote areas and tap the screen when they see features such as settlements, roads and rivers. Information is then fed back to […]