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A silent disaster and the forgotten people

17 Oct 2017
Bangladesh, a densely populated country of 165 million, is among the world’s “potential impact hotspots” threatened by “extreme river floods” due to the global rise in temperatures. Since the beginning of August, [...]

Rohingya Refugee Crisis – A test of our humanity

04 Oct 2017
Blog by Raisa Chowdhury from  ACT member ICCO Cooperation on her experience from a recent visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Over the years, I have come [...]

Supporting flood affected communities in Nepal and Bangladesh

04 Oct 2017
South Asia experienced the worst monsoon in decades with record high rainfall recorded in parts of Northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal over the last two weeks of August, 2017. Over [...]

A spotlight on growing violence against defenders of land rights in Colombia

04 Oct 2017
LWF-supported platform says environmental and civil society leaders are targeted A group of human rights defenders from Colombia has expressed deep concern over increasing violence against environmental and civil society [...]

Bolivia’s women politicians in the firing line

04 Oct 2017
In March 2012, the body of Juana Quispe was found near a river. Juana was a local councillor in Ancoraimes, a small town in La Paz Department in Bolivia. Her [...]

ACT member LWF Accelerated Learning Program supports students from conflict zones

21 Sep 2017
A second chance in Kakuma Rose Imoya Banner is what the little girls call a “big mama”. At the age of 24, the young woman is not only an exception [...]

More than one million refugees in Uganda

21 Sep 2017
East Africa’s largest refugee crisis needs more support “The militia shoot at anybody, we have lost mothers, fathers, siblings and children to their attacks,” says 35-year-old Watson Odaga, a South [...]

Training to be tailors and barbers

21 Sep 2017
Livelihoods projects support long-term refugees in Ethiopia “When I have learned all this, I will start a tailoring business to provide for my family,” says Faiza Mahmud Said. The elderly [...]

LWF supports flood victims in Nepal

21 Sep 2017
More than 300,000 families affected Incessant rainfall and floods have caused death and destruction in Southern Nepal. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), 143 people have been killed, [...]

Government of Djibouti integrates refugees into national education system

21 Sep 2017
“Laying a foundation for the future” Refugee students in Djibouti will from now on be integrated into the national education system. This was celebrated in a ceremony on Sunday, 10 [...]
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