Humanitarian

Pee-powered toilet designed to keep refugees safe

Pee-powered toilet designed to keep refugees safe

Featured, Humanitarian, Science April 10, 2015 at 05:57

By SciDev.Net- Andy Extance A prototype toilet that can generate power from urine was launched last week. The urinal, which is being trialled at the University of the West of […]

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At the signing ceremony (from the left) Jacques Blanc, deputy general manager, North Africa; and Zouhir Ballalou, director of the heritage programme, Ministry of Culture

Louis Berger provides design and work supervision at UNESCO World Heritage sites in Algeria

Featured, Humanitarian April 1, 2015 at 07:31

Three locations have been selected for the EU program, which aims to protect and enhance Algeria’s cultural heritage The Algerian Ministry of Culture recently awarded Louis Berger (http://www.louisberger.com) a European […]

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ADEC’s Sports Day attracts 140,000 participants across the UAE

Featured, Humanitarian February 19, 2015 at 12:00

Event forms part of Council’s ‘Champions of Tomorrow’ campaign The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) has launched today its Sports Day activities as part of its commitment to underscore the […]

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UAE Exchange partners UNICEF for underprivileged children

Featured, Humanitarian August 1, 2014 at 07:28

• UAE Exchange contributes AED 100,000 for the underprivileged children • Fourth consecutive year of association between UAE Exchange and UNICEF Dubai – The holy month of Ramadan inspires acts […]

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Ashoka Arab World is looking for Nominations of Social Entrepreneurs for its Fellowship program

Entrepreneurship, Featured, Humanitarian July 22, 2014 at 07:14

Ashoka is searching for nominations of social entrepreneurs in Egypt and all the Arab countries to elect them to the Ashoka Fellowship. Ashoka is the global community of the world’s […]

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Emirates ID Launches Interactive Application on Facebook for Special Needs People

Computing & IT, Featured, Humanitarian, Social Media July 17, 2014 at 12:34

In a major step towards facilitating services for the special needs people, the Emirates Identity Authority has launched an interactive online application on its facebook pages aimed at easing the […]

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UAE Exchange partners UNICEF for underprivileged children

Featured, Humanitarian July 17, 2014 at 09:30

UAE Exchange contributes AED 100,000 for underprivileged children Fourth consecutive year of association between UAE Exchange and UNICEF The holy month of Ramadan inspires acts of kindness, good deeds and […]

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HE Hisham Abdullah Al Shirawi

Economic Zones World donates AED 7 million to UAE Water Aid project

Featured, Humanitarian July 2, 2014 at 10:35

Dubai – Economic Zones World , the parent company of Jafza, UAE’s flagship Free Zone operation, TechnoPark and Dubai Auto Zone, has donated AED 7 million to UAE Water Aid […]

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Egypt Media Engage in Education Session about Hepatitis C Awareness Supported by Roche Diagnostics Middle East

Featured, Humanitarian May 15, 2014 at 08:30

To highlight and raise awareness around hepatitis C in Egypt, which has the one of the largest prevalence in the world of the virus, with a 10 percent prevalence of […]

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Brazil approves GM mosquito that could cut dengue

Biotechnology, Featured, Humanitarian, Research May 6, 2014 at 13:40

By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade – SciDev.Net Brazilian authorities have decided that a genetically modified (GM) strain of mosquitoes whose offspring die before reaching adulthood do not pose a significant […]

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