World Humanitarian Day 2020: A tribute to aid workers on the front lines GENEVA. KAZINFORM Today, World Humanitarian Day, the world honours all humanitarians – many working in their own communities – who are going to extraordinary lengths in extraordinary times to help women, men and children whose lives are upended by crises and the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Kazakh diaspora of Russia’s Astrakhan region sends humanitarian aid to Atyrau hospital ASTRAKHAN. KAZINFORM - 1000 kg medical cargo has sent to Atyrau region by members of the Astrakhan regional public organization of Kazakh culture «Zholdastyk» and the Fund for the Development of Kazakh Culture to combat the spread of COVID-19, Kazinform reports with the reference to the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation.
Aktobe entrepreneurs provide 2.2 mln tenge assistance to local hospital AKTOBE. KAZINFORM - Charitable assistance in the form of medical devices and pharmaceuticals worth KZT2.2 million was provided by entrepreneurs of Shalkar district to patients and doctors of the central regional hospital, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh athlete nominated for Hermann Gmeiner Prize NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Paralympic athlete Aliya Rayeva from Kazakhstan made it to the final stage of voting to receive the Hermann Gmeiner Prize for outstanding achievements and contribution to the well-being of others and the greater good of the community, Kazinform reports.
Population of Kazakhstan amounts to 18.71 mln NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As of May 1, 2020 population of Kazakhstan has amounted to 18711.2 thousand people including urban - 11004.5 thousand people (58.8%), rural - 7706.7 thousand people (41.2%), Kazinform reports referring to the Statistics Committee.