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  • Aedes aegypti
    Singapore dengue fever 2015: Increase in DEN-2 virus could make for a bad season
    During the first six months of 2015, Singapore has seen a relatively mild dengue fever season. According to the National Environmental Agency of Singapore(NEA), there has been 4.292 cases as of July 3, an approximate decrease of 45 percent...
  • Travel the world with classic rock songs featuring countries in their titles
    Song titles featuring countries classic rock style
    Many popular song titles have cities, states, streets, and other points of interest. What about songs with countries in their titles? As a matter of fact there are some popular songs that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK singles...
  • WFP aid continues in Nepal
    Nepal: WFP announces key transition in earthquake aid
    Two months after the earthquake in Nepal, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it's transitioning from emergency relief to recovery projects. WFP has been leading hunger relief in Nepal, providing food to around two million.Now, the food aid...
  • Tips for Traveling in Asia
    Tips for traveling in Asia
    Keep these tips in mind when traveling to Asia1. Getting there: Check airfare to many locations to find the least expensive entry into Asia. The shortest flight is not always the least expensive. Once in Asia check one of the many low-cost...
  • Telecommunications team connects humanitarians in Nepal
    Internet experts continue to help Nepal food aid
    Last week at The Huffington Post I wrote about how the internet plays such a major role in feeding the hungry during emergencies. The technical experts of the World Food Programme in Nepal are a great example. They are the ones that restore...
  • People in Need after Nepal earthquake
    Food security deteriorating in Nepal quake areas
    The United Nations is reporting that hunger is quickly escalating in areas affected by Nepal's earthquakes. In a report released yesterday, the UN said in remote mountain areas 70 percent of families have "poor or borderline food...
  • Korean War Memorial
    Analysis of the North Korean nuclear situation
    Here is news from the Voice of America. The rogue and dictatorial state of North Korea is armed and dangerous with both conventional and nuclear weapons. They have remained in a state of war with South Korea and the U.S. since both parties stood...
  • Charity Miles Can Help with Nepal Earthquake Relief
    Nepal: how runners, walkers can help today
    She was gone. 13-year-old Sangmaya was lost under the rubble of Nepal's massive earthquake. Her family frantically searched for her. The first hours of digging revealed nothing. "I lost all hope," her mother recalled.But the third...
  • Humanitarian needs fast increasing in Nepal after earthquake
    Nepal earthquake: UN says hunger is escalating
    Hunger is escalating in Nepal following the massive earthquake which struck on Saturday. The United Nations, in a report released Wednesday, says more than 3.5 million people will need food assistance.The earthquake has claimed over 5,000 lives....
  • Lifeway to increase WFP Charity Miles donations for Nepal
    Lifeway and Charity Miles to help WFP Nepal
    Lifeway Foods Inc. is pledging additional support for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) as it feeds earthquake victims in Nepal. WFP is the largest hunger relief organization in the world.Donations are regularly made by Lifeway to WFP through the...
  • Devastation in Nepal following a massive earthquake
    Nepal: Food needs high in aftermath of massive earthquake
    Nepal's government and humanitarian agencies are mobilizing to feed the hungry in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. The United Nations is reporting that at least 1.4 million people in Nepal will need food assistance.The 7.8 magnitude...
  • UNICEF says many children need help after earthquake
    UNICEF says nearly one million children need aid in Nepal
    The earthquake in Nepal has left at least 940,000 children in desperate need of humanitarian aid, according to UNICEF. The UN children's agency is mobilizing its relief effort following the 7.9 magnitude quake that has claimed over 2,000 lives...
  • CRS, Caritas responding to emergency after Nepal earthquake
    Nepal: people cold, hungry and in shock after earthquake
    The devastating earthquake in Nepal has claimed more than 2,000 lives and caused thousands more injuries. The 7.8 magnitude quake has leveled buildings and homes.There are 6.6 million people within the affected area. It's still not known the...
  • WFP prepares emergency response to earthquake in Nepal
    Nepal: UN WFP to provide food to earthquake victims
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says food aid will be needed for victims of a devastating earthquake today in Nepal. The 7.9 magnitude quake has caused thousands of casualties and destroyed buildings and homes.The full extent of the damage is...
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    Review: Paradise by Design, by Bill Bensley
    A 1984 graduate of the Harvard School of Design, Bill Bensley was listed as one of the “Top 100 Architects of 2007” by Architectural Digest magazine. Initially trained as a landscape designer, Mr. Bensley has long since migrated his...
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