facebook   linked_in   orkut   flickr   twitter
charity

Natural Disaster

Red Cross Responding to Hurricane Sandy

The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—across the street, across the country, and across the world—in emergencies. Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new—the more than half a million volunteers and 35,000 employees of the Red Cross. Through nearly 700 locally supported chapters, more than 15 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their homes, communities and world.

Food

In Angola, responding to the nutrition crisis from the international to the community level

UNICEF has always worked in emergencies, both natural and man-made. Though emergencies grow increasingly complex, their impacts ever more devastating, UNICEF remains dedicated to providing life-saving assistance to children affected by disasters, and to protecting their rights in any circumstances, no matter how difficult. In health and nutrition, water and sanitation, protection, education and HIV/AIDS, UNICEF’s Core Corporate Commitments to Children in Emergencies are more than a mission statement – they are a humanitarian imperative.

Syria: WFP Scaling Up Food Distributions As Humanitarian Needs Rise

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. In emergencies, it gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of an emergency has passed, it uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.

Health

What will it take to wipe out polio?

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. They work in nearly 100 countries and serve all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. They provide emergency assistance to children and families affected by natural disasters and civil conflict, work with communities to develop long term solutions to alleviate poverty, and advocate for justice on behalf of the poor.     

In the Central African Republic, UNICEF and partners bring healthcare to displaced families

UNICEF has always worked in emergencies, both natural and man-made. Though emergencies grow increasingly complex, their impacts ever more devastating, UNICEF remains dedicated to providing life-saving assistance to children affected by disasters, and to protecting their rights in any circumstances, no matter how difficult. In health and nutrition, water and sanitation, protection, education and HIV/AIDS, UNICEF’s Core Corporate Commitments to Children in Emergencies are more than a mission statement – they are a humanitarian imperative.     

If we decide to go on fast and we don’t eat anything for a week, then we would probably feel hungry, little thinner and maybe weak. But if we deprive ourself of a sleep for seven days, we won’t be able to function at all...If we try to guess which activity is so important for us that we devote almost one-third of our time for it, probably the first things that come to our mind are...
Health blogs

Kitchen secrets/Cooking tips

Fork

Forks come in two shapes: the long-pronged fork is pretty useless for carving purposes; the other main style, which has a handle with a long metal stem ending in a curved short prong, is my preference, for the upturned prongs will hold down whatever joint you are carving and the prongs can skewer the centre of a chicken or partridge without the slightest difficulty.

Green Eating
Tips for Greening up Your Plate

Dress up frozen pizza with frozen or fresh spinach or green pepper. When you order out, ask for double green pepper. Green pepper is packed with vitamin C; Spinach (and Swiss chard and kale) is especially good because it contains lutein, a complex substance that can help prevent the blinding eye disorder called macular degeneration. Lutein also lowers cholesterol.

Just a few weeks after taking a job as a security guard, my husband announced that he’d been fired. “What happened?” I asked. He explained that he’d fall asleep at his desk and someone broke into the building. “But you’re a light sleeper,” I said. “I’m surprised the sound of the guy breaking in didn’t wake you up”. “I didn’t get fired for falling asleep,” he confessed. “I was fired for wearing my earplugs.”



Disclaimer: This is an informative site. Take advice from health professional before following health related guidelines given on food2goodhealth.com