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Maggie Hassan is sending ...
Maggie Hassan is sending Meredith Hatfield, director of the Governor's Office of Energy and Planning; and Public Utilities Commissioner Robert Scott, to represent the Granite State.
Hassan will be attending memorial services for two-term Rockingham County Sheriff Mike Downing, who died Friday of cancer at the age of 60.
"Governor Hassan and state energy officials will continue to work with our regional partners to pursue energy projects that will reduce energy costs and provide real benefits to New Hampshire's ratepayers, while also protecting our natural resources, meeting siting requirements, and incorporating the views of communities," said Hassan's spokesperson William Hinkle in a statement on her behalf.
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Sarah is leading the implementation of the Violence Prevention Initiative announced in December of 2014 by Governor Maggie Hassan.
CARE International said today ...
CARE International said today that the whole organisation is taking every possible step to secure the release of Margaret Hassan, CARE's Country Director in Iraq, who was abducted yesterday morning in Baghdad.
has set up a special team of senior staff to deal with the situation.
All relevant avenues are being pursued and CARE
is in contact with Margaret's family.
It would not be helpful or appropriate to detail the steps that are being taken.
is an Iraqi citizen and is married to an Iraqi.
For the last decade, despite all the problems and dangers, Margaret
has implemented humanitarian programmes in Iraq through CARE International
is an independent, non-governmental agency.
has had no involvement with the war, other than trying to assist people throughout the conflict.
Before the war, she
was outspoken in warning of the potential humanitarian cost of any military action.
has been providing humanitarian relief with non-government organisations to the people of Iraq for much of her
humanitarian work has helped the poorest and neediest Iraqis for 25 years.
work with CARE
has assisted women and children with health care, rebuilding hospitals and providing water and sanitation services.
has decided temporarily to suspend its Iraq programmes in the current circumstances.
Despite the dangerous post-war environment, Margaret Hassan
chose to continue assisting those most in need.
We are hopeful she
will soon be released to continue to help the Iraqi people to rebuild their lives.
MAIC would like to express its sorrow and condolences for the tragic killing of Margaret Hassan, the director of CARE in Iraq.
Ionia Sentinel-Standard Online
Meanwhile, the kidnappers of aid worker Margaret Hassan are threatening to hand her over to al-Qaida-linked militants notorious for beheading hostages unless Britain agrees within 48 hours to pull its troops from Iraq, an Arabic television station reports.The threat to Hassan, the Iraq director for CARE International, was made in a videotape received by Al-Jazeera television but not broadcast in its entirety because the station said it was "too graphic."
Instead, it transmitted a segment Tuesday night showing a hooded gunman but without sound.The newscaster said the kidnappers gave Britain 48 hours to meet their demands, "primarily the withdrawal" of British troops.
Otherwise, the 59-year-old Hassan
will be handed over to al-Qaida in Iraq, a group headed by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.His
followers have beheaded at least six hostages: three Americans, a Briton, a Japanese and a South Korean.
Meanwhile, there has been no word on an American and two other foreigners _ one Filipino and a Nepalese _ abducted Monday night in Baghdad.
, an Irish-British-Iraqi citizen who is married to an Iraqi, was kidnapped last month from her
car in western Baghdad.No group has claimed responsibility for her
kidnapping and there was no sign on the brief broadcast of any banner identifying who held her