This is the channel where memebers of UCP-SARnet can share with the network examples of interesting community projects or programs that have a potential to be implemented in other countries. Topics pertaining to general MDG and Social Action work in different countries may also be discussed here.
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A powerful 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the north-east coast of Japan, triggering a devastating tsunami.
On Friday March 11, 2011 the world watched stunned as one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded struck the northeastern coast of Japan, topping the Richter scale at 8.9. As a result of the undersea quake, a 10m tsunami crashed over the coast minutes later, devastating northern Japan's coast and even triggering evacuations and warnings across to the United States and South America. A series of 7.0 magnitude aftershocks followed, causing extensive damage and displacing millions.…
video of Susana posted for CU expo
Here is a link to Susana's video per request of Marek for the CU Expo in Canada. As of yet, I have not found a difinitive channel for UCP-SARnet on Youtube, but all the same, its there for everyone to view. Susana speaks in spanish, but I've added english subtitles.
Saturday 11 September the coalition of Belgian NGOs active in the North-South movement, called '2015 De Tijd Loopt' (freely translated: "2015 time is running out") organised with the city of Ghent a very large event 'Wachtnacht'. Stand Up banners were displayed in the square where 15.000 people gathered to listen to a free concert, take part in all sorts of activities to raise awareness on the…
The Development Secretary, Mr. Andrew Mitchell said Britain would continue to give £280 million a year in aid to India. This is going to happen over the next four years because India needs help in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. 16 countries are going to stop receiving aid from Britain including Russia Cambodia Serbia and China. It was decided to continue to give aid to India because it was cited as a "development paradox''. In India 450 million people are living on less than…