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Brazil Dam Collapse & Humanitarian Support

More than a hundred people have been killed and hundreds are still missing after a dam collapse at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil in January 2019.

There was no warning siren when the dam broke. Roughly 375 families have lost their homes and have not been rehoused, according to a 2019 Guardian report. […]

By |February 28th, 2019|Disaster Relief, Solar Power|0 Comments

Myanmar & UN Agriculture Agree on Framework to Improve Food Security

On Tuesday, January 29th2019, the Myanmar Government and the United Nations’ agricultural agency signed a multi-year plan to improve nutrition and food security while safeguarding and sustainably managing natural resources.

Rural income generation is critical for building resilience in Myanmar. Enhanced resilience will help local farmers combat natural and humanitarian disasters, climate change, as well as […]

By |February 26th, 2019|Developing Nations, Solar Power|0 Comments

Humanitarian Assistance Needed in South Sudan

The number of acutely food insecure people in South Sudan has increased by thirteen percent since January of last year.

“The projections are alarming and food security continues to worsen,” said Pierre Vauthier, FAO’s interim Representative in the country. “Together with the people of South Sudan, we need to act urgently to reverse this trend.”

The increase includes […]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Clean Water, Developing Nations, Disaster Relief|0 Comments

Can Solar Technology Help End Poverty?

Significant progress to end poverty has been made since 2000.

Countries within Eastern and Southeastern Asia are experiencing development and seeing poverty decrease. However, one in ten people still lives on less than US$1.90 a day, which is the internationally agreed poverty line.

Nearly 42% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa lives below the poverty line.

Poverty entails […]

Forgotten Crisis in Cameroon

Over a hundred thousand people in Cameroon are in need of life-saving assistance.

Violence in western regions is the primary driver behind the increase of refugees seeking urgent aid form the Central African Republic. Nearly 437,000 people from Cameroon have been uprooted due to violence and insecurity. Also, the deteriorating situation in northeast Nigeria has resulted […]

Uganda Ebola Preparedness

Due to the Ebola outbreak in 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Ugandan government is now prioritizing frontline vaccination of health workers, screening travelers at the point of entry, and engaging in risk communication.

The Ugandan government hopes to halt the outbreak from spreading across the border.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Developing Nations|0 Comments

Rural Areas in Latin America Slide into Poverty

Rural areas of Latin America and the Caribbean are sliding into poverty after years of economic growth.

For the first time in many years, the regions are experiencing a historical reversal. The United Nations reported that this reversal affects nearly 59 million people. Roughly 41% of people living in extreme poverty within the region live in […]

By |December 22nd, 2018|Developing Nations|0 Comments

Liberian LIYICC Founder Thoughts on Aldelano Solar Solutions

I am K.C and I worked in Liberia as a researcher. I am also the founder of a local youth organization called Liberian youth Initiative on Climate Change(LIYICC). For years, I have traveled throughout my country to almost a thousand remote villages and town conducting research about health strengthening, agriculture, and education. I have witnessed the suffering and […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Developing Nations, Testimonials|0 Comments

Aldelano Solar Solutions Visits Senegal Fish Markets

In Senegal, a fishermen’s return on investment suffers due to the inability to keep the catch in cold storage. A day’s catch must be sold quickly or thrown away.

Aldelano Solar Solutions had the pleasure of visiting a fish market in Senegal in November 2018 to explore possible solar cold-storage solutions that will spur economic growth […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lake Chad Trees Keep Deadly Drought at Bay

Lake Chad in Africa originally reached from Chad to Nigeria, Cameroon, and Niger. Climate change and unsustainable water management have resulted in Lake Chad losing 90 percent of its surface area! The lake is a water source for millions of people in West Africa.

The visible signs of climate change and excessive drought include cattle carcasses […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Clean Water, Developing Nations, Solar Power|0 Comments