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Thousands in Manger Square chant "Viva al Baba, Viva Gaza" as Pope ... - Al-Jazeerah.info

Wed, 2009-05-13 09:02

Thousands in Manger Square chant "Viva al Baba, Viva Gaza" as Pope ...
Al-Jazeerah.info, GA
My heart goes out to all the families who have been left homeless. This afternoon I will pay a visit to the Aida Refugee Camp, in order to express my solidarity with the people who have lost so much.” Also in his speech the pope announced that "The ...

Going from homeless to hero - Winnipeg Sun

Wed, 2009-05-13 08:58

Going from homeless to hero
Winnipeg Sun, Canada
Luckily for Mousseau his screams for help were heard by a superhero disguised as a middle-aged aboriginal homeless man named Faron Hall who without thought of his own life or safety bravely rescued the exhausted and frightened Winnipeg citizen. ...

Federer, Murray advance - Edmonton Sun

Wed, 2009-05-13 04:30

Federer, Murray advance
Edmonton Sun,  Canada
Nearly 300 people were killed and some 50000 were made homeless by the earthquake. OSTRAVA, Czech Republic -- The US national sledge hockey team dropped a 2-1 decision to Norway in its third and final preliminary-round game at the 2009 International ...

Tally 'before- homelessness' pay cheques - Salmon Arm Observer

Wed, 2009-05-13 03:32

Tally 'before- homelessness' pay cheques
Salmon Arm Observer,  Canada
By Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer Last week's story on a woman who had found herself homeless because of a vehicle crash that left her with a debilitating back injury prompted several calls and e-mails from concerned citizens. ...

Report: Driver likely to blame for tour bus crash - msnbc.com

Tue, 2009-05-12 20:57

Report: Driver likely to blame for tour bus crash
msnbc.com
May 12: Making a Difference: With donated suits, ties and tickets, Luanne Allgood has found a way to bring the residents of a Miami homeless shelter exposure to the symphony, art galleries and other events. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports. ...

Six Flags Friends Partners With 'Beyond Tribute' to Support War ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2009-05-12 15:06

Six Flags Friends Partners With 'Beyond Tribute' to Support War ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
"Beyond Tribute" has identified three organizations that are engaged in providing vital services for veterans who are suffering from the wounds of war: US Vets, the largest non-profit organization in the country dedicated to helping homeless and ...

Six Flags Friends Partners With 'Beyond Tribute' to Support War ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 2009-05-12 10:51

Six Flags Friends Partners With 'Beyond Tribute' to Support War ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY
"Beyond Tribute" has identified three organizations that are engaged in providing vital services for veterans who are suffering from the wounds of war: US Vets, the largest non-profit organization in the country dedicated to helping homeless and ...

Canadians Making a Difference in Post-Earthquake Sichuan Relief ... - Market Wire (press release)

Tue, 2009-05-12 10:38

WA today

Canadians Making a Difference in Post-Earthquake Sichuan Relief ...
Market Wire (press release)
"Families who were left homeless are now in temporary housing, basic agricultural supplies have been provided so farmers can go back to their fields, thousands of children are back in school, and community health workers and village doctors are being ...
Video: Rebuilding lives in China quake zone - 12 May 2009 Al Jazeera
In China's quake zone, pain and anger USA Today
China bolsters disaster preparedness system PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
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FLARE Magazine Honours Seven Women from Across Canada - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Tue, 2009-05-12 09:02

FLARE Magazine Honours Seven Women from Across Canada
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada
LIA GRIMANIS, Toronto, ON ------------------------- This former homeless teenager, and Founder of Up With Women - has chosen to live her life as a role model and mentor to the disadvantaged. Now, as an adult she focuses her volunteerism on poverty ...

Few jobs as demanding as caring for infirm parents - Canada.com

Tue, 2009-05-12 04:15

Few jobs as demanding as caring for infirm parents
Canada.com, Canada
She no longer had a house to return to and no financial means to go into any type of senior complex without assistance . . . she cried to my husband on the phone that she would be homeless, and he felt he had no option but to allow her to stay with us. ...

In China's quake zone, pain and anger - USA Today

Tue, 2009-05-12 01:06

USA Today

In China's quake zone, pain and anger
USA Today
"It's pretty phenomenal that they have built so many houses in such a short time," Ross says — more than 1 million of them, the Chinese government says, to help shelter an estimated 5 million people left homeless by the quake. ...
Video: Rebuilding lives in China quake zone - 12 May 2009 Al Jazeera
China bolsters disaster preparedness system PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
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Brazilian president calls for calmness despite increase in flu cases - Xinhua

Tue, 2009-05-12 00:43

Brazilian president calls for calmness despite increase in flu cases
Xinhua, China
... and one in other three states of Rio Grande do Sul, Minas Gerais and Santa Catarina respectively. So far, the flu has affected 31 countries, with 4800 confirmed cases and altogether 61 deaths in Mexico, the United States, Canada and Costa Rica.

Spring Carnival Sends Students Across Canada - Portage Online

Mon, 2009-05-11 18:03

Spring Carnival Sends Students Across Canada
Portage Online, Canada
Mweemba adds the students will be working with seniors, homeless, and doing street ministries. He says this allows the students to learn what it means to give of their time and resources to help those less fortunate.

Electoral officer beats the odds in registering street people - StarPhoenix

Mon, 2009-05-11 14:28

Electoral officer beats the odds in registering street people
StarPhoenix, Canada
... up 700 homeless people to the provincial voters' list. Elspeth Sage is one of democracy's unsung heroes. She is the deputy district electoral officer in one of Canada's poorest neighbourhoods, the provincial riding of Vancouver-Mount Pleasant. ...

Tamil Protests: Your Reaction - CityNews

Mon, 2009-05-11 13:49

ABC News

Tamil Protests: Your Reaction
CityNews, Canada
HOMELESS/POOR PEOPLE AS IT IS ARE LIVING A HARD LIFE BUT THEY ARE DYING AN AWFUL DEATH! IGNORANCE! But people in Canada who have nothing to do with Tamils have the nerve to get annoyed with us because we're upset down here that our FAMILIES ARE DYING ...
Video: Concerns rise over Sri Lanka civilian deaths - 12 May 09 Al Jazeera
'Genocide oxygen for Eelam' Express Buzz
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Canada: Ontario organic farmers help to feed the unemployed - FreshPlaza

Mon, 2009-05-11 11:43

Canada: Ontario organic farmers help to feed the unemployed
FreshPlaza, Netherlands
Many of the volunteers are homeless and want to help grow their own food. "One of the goals for me was to give this opportunity to folks who may be of the marginalized population and impoverished to get out and learn how to be self-sufficient. ...

Tony Robbins to Speak at Zrii 2009 Salt Lake City Convention - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 2009-05-11 04:03

Tony Robbins to Speak at Zrii 2009 Salt Lake City Convention
PR Web (press release), WA
Zrii has over 65000 Independent Executives in the United States, Canada, and Mexico who help individuals achieve better health and wealth. Founded in October 2007, Zrii achieved almost $45 million in revenue during its first year of business.

Flowers brighten homeless shelter - The Gazette (Montreal)

Sun, 2009-05-10 17:01

Flowers brighten homeless shelter
The Gazette (Montreal), Canada
By Cheryl Cornacchia, The GazetteMay 10, 2009Comments (2) MONTREAL, May 10 , 2009: Homeless Carmen Jones-Gayle with her beautiful flowers given by Mayoral candidate Louise O'Sullivan who visited women's wing of Old Brewery Mission with roses at ...

Volunteers lauded - Vaughan Today

Sun, 2009-05-10 00:00

Volunteers lauded
Vaughan Today, Canada
The list of places in need of help is almost endless: homeless shelters, food banks, seniors' centres, animal shelters, hospitals, local churches, libraries, and let's not forget sports organizations. Thousands of people in this city donate their time ...

Margaret Dibben writes your wrongs - guardian.co.uk

Sat, 2009-05-09 19:23

Margaret Dibben writes your wrongs
guardian.co.uk, UK
I have two cluttered rented rooms in Oxford which, I suppose, means I am low priority as I am not homeless. Norwich Union has seemingly abandoned me with a ruined house. Margaret: You are in a difficult position but the situation is not clear-cut. ...