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ACT member supports survivors of gender-based violence in South Sudan

LWF compound in Palorinya refugee camp, Moyo district, Uganda.
Northern Uganda
South Sudan refugee crisis
15 February 2017
Photos: LWF/ C. Kästner
consent given
13 Mar 2017
“A total absence of law” Amina* was lying under a palm tree when a caseworker from ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) found her. The teen had been covering [...]

Overwhelming needs of refugees in Northern Uganda

LWF compound in Palorinya refugee camp, Moyo district, Uganda.
Northern Uganda
South Sudan refugee crisis
15 February 2017
Photos: LWF/ C. Kästner
consent given
13 Mar 2017
MOYO, Uganda, 28 February 2017 (LWF) – “This is the largest refugee crisis in Africa, and the third largest in the world. How many thousands have to come, how many [...]

ACT member LWF supports communities in Angola secure their land rights

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09 Feb 2017
(LWI) – “Land is so important to us, all our rights come from the land,” Joao*, president of the Farmers’ association in Chinganga Moises Village, Angola, says. “Having land ensures [...]

Concern about situation in South Sudan

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09 Feb 2017
Atrocities and impending famine in war-torn country (14.12.2016) – ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is urgently calling for more support to help the victims of the resurging civil [...]

Women’s cooperative against gender-based violence in Nepal

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02 Feb 2017
(8.12.2016) – When neighbors attack her verbally, Rita Lama now presses the record button on her mobile phone.  “The recording is evidence if I have to fight a case in [...]

Looking at the needs of refugees with disabilities

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02 Feb 2017
(3.12.2016) – In a way, life in Za’atari refugee camp is not so different from life at home for Ahmed Bahar*, 22. Four years ago he fled his hometown Da’ara [...]

Life after a land mine

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02 Feb 2017
ACT Alliance member LWF supports survivors in Colombia – International day of people with disabilities (3.12.2016) – He should have listened to the bird, Cristo Perez says of the little [...]

ACT Alliance member LWF General Secretary visits Chad

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26 Jan 2017
Attention and innovative solutions are needed to address a protracted crisis (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) General Secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge visited the LWF country program in [...]

Seeds for Solutions: refugees and host communities working together

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26 Jan 2017
LWF Chad program helps farmers reap tons of fresh produce from bare farmland (LWI) – During his visit to Chad last week, ACT Alliance member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) [...]

Preparing young refugees for a return to Somalia

Kader ali in hagadera camp
26 Jan 2017
Initiative links refugee skills in Kenya to employment offers in Mogadishu DADAAB, Kenya/ GENEVA, 6 January 2017 (LWF) – For Kadar Ali Ahmed, not even the sky is the limit. [...]
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