Imperial Valley News
Darfur, Sudan - A new wave of violence in Darfur has forced more than 50,000 people to flee their homes since the start of the year. Thousands of families are facing limited access to food, adequate water supply and shelter. Oxfam has launched an immediate response, aiming to reach more than 20,000 people with clean water, emergency latrines and hygiene supplies.
Washington, DC - As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our Nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, today he will launch an “Every Kid in a Park” initiative that will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission to National Parks and other federal lands and waters for a full year. He will also announce the creation of three new National Monuments across the country.
Washington, DC - Countering the violent extremism that is driving today’s terrorist threats and stemming its spread is a generational challenge. Lasting victories over terrorism and the violent extremist ideologies that underpin it are not found on the battlefield, but rather in mindsets, and within communities, schools, and families.
Washington, DC - The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet in open session at the Department of State, SA–4D, 2300 E Street NW, Washington, D.C., in Conference Room 109 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on March 2, June 8, August 31 and December 7, 2015.
Washington, DC - Senior officials from the U.S. Department of State and the European Commission gathered on February 18to review progress, discuss new opportunities, and take steps to re-energize joint collaboration under the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC), which brings together officials from external trade, regulatory, commercial and scientific agencies in the EU and the United States Government to support innovation and growth.
Salton City, California - On Tuesday, at approximately 10:40AM, Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of South Marina Drive and Sea Shore Avenue in Salton City, reference to a residential burglary in progress.