Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Ice Storm Crisis Draws Baptist Relief Efforts - Crossmap Christian News | U.S.

Ice Storm Crisis Draws Baptist Relief Efforts - Crossmap Christian News | U.S.: "After a Feb. 15-16 ice storm in parts of north Georgia, the Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency reached out to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) of the North American Mission Board (NAMB) to recruit a DR team to help clear fallen trees as electrical crews restored power to local residents."



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International aid charities need protection from anti-terror laws, says parliamentary committee

International aid charities need protection from anti-terror laws, says parliamentary committee: "Humanitarian charities need greater protection from anti-terror legislation when working in conflict zones, a parliamentary committee reviewing charity law has said today.

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill, made up of a dozen MPs and peers, took evidence from the Charity Commission itself and from secto"



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Abe to accompany Prince William on tour of disaster-affected Fukushima - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Abe to accompany Prince William on tour of disaster-affected Fukushima - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun: "Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will engage in a bit of public relations when he shepherds Britain’s Prince William on a high-profile tour of areas in Fukushima Prefecture devastated by the 2011 disaster.

Abe and William will visit the prefecture on Feb. 28, just days ahead of the fourth anniversary March 11 of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami that triggered the nuclear crisis there."



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