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$6M Lost Through Fraud in Ebola Response Spending

The International Federation of Red Cross and also Red Crescent Societies claims it has actually uncovered a number of instances of fraud devoted throughout the elevation of the Ebola episode in West Africa from 2014 to 2016. In a declaration, ...

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Pakistan Working to Eradicate Polio

Pakistan is among 3 countries on the planet that still reports instances of polio. The various other 2 are Afghanistan and also Nigeria. A continuous initiative is gradually making progression towards eliminating the illness. VOA’s Kevin Enochs records.

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Half of Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Bleached

HONOLULU– Virtually half of Hawaii’s reef were bleached throughout warm front in 2014 as well as 2015 as well as fisheries near to coast are decreasing, a team of researchers informed state legislators. The researchers from the Nature Conservancy oriented ...

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Malnutrition Rates Soar Among Rohingya Refugee Children

GENEVA– Deadly malnutrition rates are rising among the children of Rohingya evacuees in Bangladesh, that left Myanmar to run away physical violence, inning accordance with a dietary analysis by the U.N. children’s fund. The just recently carried out study in ...

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China Disputes Trump’s ‘Flooding’ of Fentanyl Claim

BEIJING– A Chinese authorities on Friday contested Head of state Donald Trump’s claim that the dangerous opioid fentanyl swamping the United States is primarily created in China. China does not refute that some fentanyl created illegally inside the nation is ...

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Hidden Chamber Found in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

CAIRO– Researchers claim they have actually found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, in exactly what would certainly be the initial such exploration in the framework considering that the 19 th century and also one most likely ...

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Baby Gene Therapy Study Offers Hope for Fatal Muscle Disease

WASHINGTON– A very first effort at gene therapy for a disease that leaves children not able to relocate, ingest and also, at some point, take a breath has actually prolonged the kids’ lives, and also some started to surrender, stand ...

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Tsunami Prone Nations Learn from Disasters to Prevent Future Ones

UNITED NATIONS– ” Like a beast, it ruins whatever.” That’s exactly how one college lady from a Pacific Island country defined a tsunami. On Dec. 26, 2004, a magnitude-9.1 quake in Indonesia triggered a large tsunami which eliminated greater than ...

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With Masks and Flair, Indian Dance Aims to Spur Audiences to Climate Action

KOLKATA, INDIA– A lot of words have actually been created and mentioned climate modification. Locals of Kolkata and various other Indian cities are being provided the possibility to obtain to grasps with the concern in a brand-new means: using dance ...

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California Governor Heads to Europe for Climate Talks

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.– CaliforniaGovernor Jerry Brown is proceeding his worldwide battle versus climate modification with an 11- excursion to Europe beginning Saturday that consists of quits at the Vatican as well as a U.N. seminar in Germany. Brownish is a primary ...

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