TRC, LNRCS Identify with 100 EVD Orphans

first_imgWith support from the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC), the Liberia National Red Cross Society (LNRCS) has identified with several children orphaned by the Ebola virus disease (EVD) that ravaged the country two years ago. LNRCS provided livelihood and psychosocial assistance to 100 children who lost one or both parents during the EVD outbreak. The beneficiaries are from Gardnerville, Bushrod Island, Paynesville and Central Monrovia. LNRCS donated food and other items including rice, vegetable oil, vita, toiletries, used clothes, footballs, school bags to 20-orphanages hosting the affected children. Friday’s donation on the campus of the Great Commission Academy in Chicken Soup Factory, Gardnersville, was done in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection. According to Jackson Wankah, Red Cross head of office for Montserrado County, who supervised the distribution of donations, there is a need to continuously cater to the needs of innocent children deprived of parental care.“They lost their parents so we need to fill in these voids left behind. For that, I’m so grateful to these orphanages that are making the sacrifice to cater to the children,” Mr. Wankah said. He also lauded the TRC for assisting the orphans.“The children have had too much to bear and as we are around them trying to provide for their needs, they will not reflect on their horrible situations,” Wankan added.He also said that as the foremost humanitarian responder, the Red Cross remains committed to increase and expand support to the recovery and reintegration of orphans and vulnerable children with dignity and renewed hope as they return to their respective communities.One of the orphans, Abraham Beah, who spoke on behalf of his friends, thanked the Red Cross for the donations, especially the school materials, which he said will help their guardians with the cost of getting their school supplies.Beah, who is from the Greater Commission Orphanage Home, said their caregivers are always making the sacrifices to keep them happy. “We are very grateful to our caregivers for the sacrifices they are making to keep us going. I also want to say a big thanks to LNRCS and her partners,” he added. In another development, the Liberian Red Cross with support from the International Federation of the Red Cross/Red Crescent recently continued the distribution of relief supplies to flood victims in Lower Margibi County.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

West Ham handed double injury boost to rectify woeful Premier League start

first_img Latest Premier League News How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade It’s a double injury boost for West Ham, who will also welcome back crocked striker Andy Carroll to the training pitch next week.However, vice-captain Winston Reid is expected to remain in the treatment room for the foreseeable future. silverware predicted England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won “He’s now at the three-month stage, so I flew out to see Manu and his consultant Dr Cugat at the weekend and the doctor is very happy with his progress after three months.“Rehab-wise, we have a plan in place and Manu is very disciplined and very motivated and we’re moving in the right direction. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury The Argentine revealed he is back via his Instagram story possible standings 3 REVEALED Lanzini is back at West Ham after completing three months of rehab in Barcelona An update on Lanzini: pic.twitter.com/7mJGOjqKB3— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) September 11, 2018 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won The duo picked up injuries whilst on pre-season tour of Switzerland, but Carroll looks set to make his return to training next week. Andy Carroll’s injury has seen him miss the start of yet another season Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars tense 3 smart causal Most Read In Football How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won gameday cracker latest no dice BEST OF Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT silverware 3 revealed The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions huge blow REVEALED However, after undergoing surgery on his right knee back in June, the 25-year-old has since returned to east London to carry on his rehab process.After spending three months under the tutelage of top physician Dr Ramon Cugat, the return of Lanzini will be a blessing to Manuel Pellegrini.Four straight defeats in the league mean the Chilean is already on the back foot and (according to the head of the Hammers’ medical department Ricahrd Collinge) could have the diminutive playmaker back sooner rather than later.“We’re really pleased for Manu and it’s great to have him back,” Collinge told the club’s official website. scrap Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Collinge added: “Andy Carroll is progressing really nicely and he’s going to start doing some work on the pitches this week.“Winston Reid is in a knee brace and he’s eight weeks down the line from his surgery and making good progress.“He’s going to be a little bit longer, but he’s also making good progress.”Check out the video from West Ham below! Manuel Lanzini is back at West Ham United for rehab on his injured knee and edging towards a first team returnThe Argentina midfielder was originally scheduled to miss all of the current campaign after rupturing his cruciate ligament on international duty.last_img read more