Aqua Feeds

Dire conditions for Nigerian refugees in Cameroon

MAROUA 06 October 2014 (IRIN) - Thousands of Nigerians who have fled attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram are crowded into Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon’s Far North Region, living in increasingly squalid conditions and at risk of contracting measles and other diseases, according to relief agencies.

Day in the life of a Kenema Ebola treatment centre

KENEMA 14 October 2014 (IRIN) - We’re heading to the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) Ebola treatment centre 15km out of Kenema town in eastern Sierra Leone. It’s known locally as the “Ebola camp” because it’s made up of a dozen or so white tented structures set up outside. It is surrounded by lush green forest and mountains loom in the distance.

Photo Feature: Burundi's Endless Exodus

KIGOMA 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - Over 110,000 Burundians have fled their country amid protests and an attempted coup d’etat. Now a cholera outbreak has made the journey all the more dangerous.

Many fleeing Burundi have no wish to return

KIGOMA, TANZANIA 21 May 2015 (IRIN) - Aid agencies are warning a cholera outbreak is creating major health crisis among tens of thousands of people who have fled Burundi for neighbouring Tanzania. It's a journey many of the refugees have made before. Some have no desire to return home.

Health concerns grow in Nepal quake camps

KATHMANDU 28 April 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of makeshift camps have sprung up around the Nepalese capital Kathmandu in the aftermath of Saturday's destructive earthquake. Some people have lost their homes in the disaster. Others are simply too scared of aftershocks to move back inside a building.

Ghana hard hit by flooding, once again

ACCRA 12 June 2015 (IRIN) - Ghana's rainy season causes flooding in the capital, Accra, each year, but little has been done to improve the city's sewage and drainage systems, and more and more people are being affected.

Native Alaskans Study and Clean Up a Legacy of Pollution

Originally Published by NYT > Environment

On St. Lawrence Island, a former military listening post in the Bering Sea, native residents and scientists believe pollution has contributed to their poor health.

Jamaica apuesta por energías renovables

Jamaica espera llegar a 2030 con 30 por ciento de energía renovable usando tecnologías que mejoren eficiencia y costos.

El uso de lavapiés salobres permitirá ahorrar 69.000 m3 de agua potable en Benidorm

Los Ayuntamientos e Hidraqua hacen un esfuerzo de sostenibilidad para optimizar los recursos hídricos en una de las zonas de España que más déficit presenta.   Lavapiés de la playa...

Syndicate content