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Ebola Aid Workers Facing Stigma

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 2nd December 2014 -  Australian aid workers helping to fight the stem of the Ebola virus in West Africa claim that stigma and fear are hindering the outbreaks containment. World Vision Australia’s…

NFPs Cautiously Welcome Ebola Plan

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 6th November 2014 -  The Not for Profit sector has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that Australia will support medical volunteers travelling to West Africa to help combat the…

US Warns on Ebola Charity Scams

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 28th October 2014 -  Fake charities have started to emerge in the USA in the wake of the Ebola virus scare, forcing watchdog organisations to warn people to be wary of scams. The Federal Trade Commission…

Red Cross to Continue Fighting Ebola

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 10th October 2014 -  The Australian Red Cross has declared it will continue to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa after one of its aid workers returned a negative test for the disease. Sue Ellen Kovack…

World Vision To Train ‘Locals’ for Ebola Response

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 9th October 2014 -  World Vision will now train hundreds of local West African healthcare workers in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone following the Federal Government’s…

Hershey Melts Under NFP Pressure on Child Labour

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th October 2012 - 
Hersheys has committed to sourcing 100% certified cocoa and eliminating child labour in the cocoa regions of West Africa. Photo: The Uniting Church in Australia…

African Hunger Crisis Needs New Approach – Australian Aid Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th July 2012 - 
Women from the village of Labado are taking part in a cash-for-work scheme run by Oxfam. Copyright: Andy Hall Australian aid agencies are calling for change to end the hunger crises…

Aid Agencies Ramp Up Efforts for West Africa Famine

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th April 2012 - 
Photo credit: Save the Children As the famine in West Africa continues to intensify, Australian aid agencies say they are doing all they can to prevent the looming food crisis. Save…

Aid Agencies Warn on West Africa Food Crisis

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th March 2012 - 
Countries across the Sahel region, Africa, are facing a serious food crisis. Adjitti Mahamat ,40, cooks the one big meal a day for as many as ten children. Photo: Andy Hall/ Oxfam. 
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