Humanitarian program in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Activity Update – 13 January 2018 – ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb Humanitarian programme in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh – Activity Update – 13 January 2018 ReliefWeb BRAC’s total coverage( based on sanitation) is 550, 200 people with installation of 14, 005 latrines( 20 today ). BRAC ensures access to safe water for 421,104 people through 1,309 shallow tube wells, 170 deep tube wells and two functional…

Man told to take citizenship test despite living entire life in UK

Dom Wolf, born in London to German mothers, hits bureaucratic wall trying to apply for British passport after Brexit vote A man born in London to German parents has been told he cannot get a British passport unless he takes a UK citizenship test because he cannot prove his mother was legally in the country…

Detonation Near Pakistan Polio Eradication Center Kills At Least 15

QUETTA, Jan 13( Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people, most of them police, outside a polio eradication center in Pakistan’s western city of Quetta on Wednesday, the most recent militant attack on the anti-polio campaign in the country. Militant group Jundullah, which has links with the Pakistani Taliban and has pledged…

America Is Finally Ready to Change the Way It Talks About Drugs

America needs to find a new way to talk about drugs. Clearly , not all illegal drugs are bad–more than half of US states have bucked federal regulations banning marijuana. And the prescription opioid epidemic demonstrates that the regulated pharmaceutical system is wide open for abuse. 2016 told a tale of these two medications, and…

The chemical attack in Syria is a war crime. Here’s how to assistance.

Hundreds of Syrians, many of them children, were the victims of an unconscionable chemical attack carried out by their own government on April 4, 2017. The attack was orchestrated under Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to U.S. officials, and has killed at least 70 people and injured hundreds more in the northern rebel-backed Idlib province,…