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There are currently 65 million displaced persons around the world. Many of who are refugees have fled violence and persecution in their home countries. Today, they are trying to lead a normal life. So if you are considering helping refugees as a volunteer with in-camp activities, there are some things to understand. Volunteering for humanitarian …

Duty of Care refers to the obligation of humanitarian organizations to their humanitarian workers and volunteers. They must do everything in their power to maintain the well-being, security, and safety of humanitarians when they are supplying aid and offering the much-needed help in vulnerable locations. In other words, Duty of Care is a legal obligation …

Have you heard of the Kalamazoo Growlers new 365-Game Plan? Gift yourself and family and friends the amazing opportunity of quality time together with the premiere ticket package and family-focused events year round.

A new study shows that high sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the Atlantic played a larger role in a record hurricane season than other possible drivers.

Having inherent rights as a human dates back over centuries. Here is a short history of human rights as we know them today.

Human rights are the natural rights that each person has upon birth. Let’s take a look at the different aspects of human rights, characteristics and more.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. The UN commemorates this very special date with the International Human Rights Day.

Robots would be less erratic, irrational and ideological than human leaders. So what's stopping us?

Shakespeare's Pub just added Clear Coast by Perrin Brewing Co., a Malt Beer, rated 3.557 on Untappd to their menu

It's easy to be envious of them, but what does a day in their life actually look like?

“Our partnership with Raptim is vital to the Mercy Ships mission of bringing hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor."

WYOMING (WKZO AM/FM) --  Grief counselors will be on hand at Godfree Lee Public Schools in Wyoming this morning after the weekend drowning of a staff member at the School District. 
Police say that it appears that 38-year-old Tracy Cashman died when she went through the ice trying to save her dog, during a walk through Battjes Park.&n...

With General Motors planning to close factories, UAW workers prepare for a tough contract talks.

Humanitarian flights are different from others types of travel. One of the biggest reasons is that it’s simply impossible to predict when and where you will need to fly. At the same time, a flight is a necessity, not a luxury. The money spent on one takes away from funds that could go directly to the beneficiaries. As such, there are special needs associated with humanitarian flights and bookings
Humanitarian Travel is Unpredictable
We don’t know when and where disaster will strike. If…

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) --   An early morning fish fry in an eastside apartment complex turned into an apartment fire early Saturday morning. 
  The fire was reported just after 6am after a smoke alarm sounded at the unit in the 2300 block of Inverness Lane off Gull Road just east of Ascension Borgess.
The first Officers on ...

Immigration is one of the most highly-charged and divisive issues facing the U.S. today. Yet little attention is paid to serious analysis of immigration and data about immigrants and their influence on the U.S. economy. Instead, anecdotes—often ugly—rule the debate. A new book from the Upjohn Press helps fill the notable lack of scholarly input
The Human and Economic Implications of Twenty-First Century Immigration Policy…

Here are 4 lists about the great humanitarians of today and the past. They work every day to make the world a better place. They are our true heroes.

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) --- A Kalamazoo Man has cut a deal with prosecutors to avoid facing a jury and risking getting life for the shooting death of 23-year-old Tykarri Lucas.  
Police claim that the two had a dispute that turned into a fistfight outside J & B Discount Liquor in the Edison Neighborhood in mid-September.  ...

Being kind boosts your mood and in turn can make you more kind, according to research.

Mercy Health patients in Muskegon County can now find urgent care, primary care and diagnostic services under one roof.

Watoto is a faith-based humanitarian organization that takes a holistic approach to child development. Of course, it is important that women and children in East Africa are being fed. By investing in the lives of these individuals, it is hoped to also give them a bright future. Watoto, Compassion for Orphans In 1984, Canadians Gary …

Partnerships between banks and public bodies are the only way to stop criminals moving their ill-gotten gains.

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Business Outlook for West Michigan provides up-to-date statistics, news, and analysis on the economic conditions facing the six metropolitan statistical areas in West Michigan. Statistics cover employment, unemployment and UI initial claims, industry employment change, Consumer Price Index, personal income and earnings, population, and major economic developments.