The following is based on remarks made at the Global Summit of Women, a gathering of policymakers, business leaders and entrepreneurs in Sao Paulo focused on improving women’s roles in corporate management and the economy.
The only way women are going to advance in the global economy is by having income, which means work.
April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - P&O Cruises’ superliner Pacific Pearl will sail for Vanuatu this afternoon with a precious cargo of humanitarian aid to help the region rebuild following Cyclone Pam.
The 10-night cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu will double as a humanitarian aid mission with the equivalent of four full shipping containers worth of vital supplies being loaded onto the ship in Auckland and delivered during a call to Port Vila on Anzac Day - Saturday April 25.
In March 2015, Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu with winds up to 270kmh. About 165,000 people were affected and up to 90 percent of homes were damaged. Carnival Australia quickly responded to the call for aid and sent ships to help the community of Vanuatu who suffered from the powerful storm.
Four of five ships - Pacific Dawn, Pacific Pearl, Carnival Legend and Carnival Spirit - headed for Vanuatu with humanitarian aid onboard. On April 8 - a month after Cyclone Pam - Pacific Dawn arrived in Port Villa to provide further assistance.
March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison Matches CAU Contribution to Save the Children Vanuatu Cyclone Response Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison has matched Carnival Australia's existing $150,000 combined contribution to Save the Children Australia's relief efforts in cyclone devastated Vanuatu.
Kansas City, MO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Details continue to unfold about the urgent humanitarian situation at the U.S. border as increasing numbers of children and youth – many from the countries in which Children International works, such as Guatemala and Honduras – flee the overwhelming poverty, instability and violence in their homelands. Their goal is to find refuge in the United States, yet they face a perilous journey with little hope of being able to stay once they arrive.
Kansas City, MO, November 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Disaster-response teams from Children International are providing immediate and long-term recovery needs on the ground in the Philippines. The organization announced today that three 40-foot containers of relief supplies are en route to the typhoon-ravaged country.
UNICEF and The UPS Foundation partnered to provide emergency aid for Syrian refugee on Sept. 1
ATLANTA, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, September 1, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) partnered to airfreight 220,000 pounds of emergency aid to Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to assist displaced Syrian children and families.
Fay, Gustav, Hanna and Ike – three hurricanes and one tropical storm which rocked the nation of Haiti in 2008, affecting 8% of the country’s overall population. With an estimated $1 billion in damage, this was also the costliest natural disaster in Haitian history. When disasters like these occur, a difficult task is set forth for humanitarian organizations to coordinate relief efforts in order to aid those in need.