SAARC Summit Gathers South Asia Leaders

Reported by: Jose Diaz and Stephen Groves

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Nepal Struggles to Pass New Constitution 

Reported by: Stephen Groves & Jose Diaz

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Wildfire Threatens Elderly In Kona

Around 2:15 this afternoon a wildfire spread uphill through the tall grass below Hualalai Elderly Housing. A resident said, “It sounded like a bomb went off. One minute later, three teenage kids were running down the sidewalk…over the hill. I don’t know if they did it, but I can identify them. And they are in trouble.” Hawaii Fire Department responded quickly with firetrucks and long hoses to battle the blaze. Residents of Hualalai Elderly Housing watched with concern as the […]

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Crews Search for Man from Capsized Boat

Rescue workers are on scene searching for a missing crew member of the Hawaii Aloha, a 75 foot sailboat that capsized in the rough conditions off the west coast of the big island of Hawaii this morning. A series of large waves struck the vessel broadside and rolled it several times. The captain described the waves that struck them as “enormous.” When the boat righted itself, the life raft deployed and the crew was forced to abandon ship. Family and […]

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Cotidiano de crianças é transformado pelo Abraço / Childrens’ Daily Lives Transformed by Hugs

Cotidiano de crianças é transformado pelo Abraço / Childrens’ Daily Lives Transformed by Hugs

Em meio a realidades difíceis, organização tem feito a diferença na vida de muitas famílias Por Ana Priscila Rodrigues Foi no Morro do São Jorge, em Macaé-RJ, que há quatro anos nasceu a Organização Não Governamental (ONG) Centro Social Abraço. Onde um grupo de amigos iniciou um projeto para tirar as crianças de um contexto de rua através de educação, artes, esportes, dança, etc. Atualmente, a ONG é dirigida por Jeferson Marcos Andrade, 32 anos, que renunciou sua profissão para […]

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Kurdish Forces Face ISIS in Iraq

Kristian Snow reports from the front lines in Iraq where Crisis Response International provides relief to Kurdish troops battling against ISIS / DAESH.

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