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Going Back to Normal Is Still “Many Rain Clouds Away”

27 Jan 2016
LWF and ACT Forum Partners Continue Food Distribution to Drought Affected Communities LUANDA, Angola/GENEVA, 7 February 2014 (LWI) – A woman and her children dig a hole in the dry [...]

PWRDF gives $300,000 for relief in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria

22 Jan 2016
PWRDF is contributing $300,000Cdn through the ACT Alliance for continuing relief efforts in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.  Ongoing violence in Syria has displaced about 8 million people within its borders, [...]

Renewed fighting in South Sudan causes refugee influx into Uganda

20 Jan 2016
PAKELE, Uganda, 19 January 2015 (LWI) – Renewed fighting in South Sudan has caused a new influx of refugees into neighboring Uganda. “Since the beginning of January 2016, Uganda has [...]

UPR consultations start in Uganda

19 Jan 2016
RWAMWANJA, Uganda, 19 January 2015 (LWI) – Gender-based violence and poor access to education are among the major human rights challenges for refugees in South Western Uganda. That was made [...]

Walking with communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan

18 Jan 2016
Aldrin Lauding remembers the day he lost his home to Typhoon Haiyan like it was yesterday. The storm devastated his entire barangay (village) of Lao. Though he and his partner [...]

Psychosocial support to earthquake survivors

18 Jan 2016
It is Saturday morning in Ghusel, a village in Lalitpur district which was almost completely destroyed by the earthquake that struck Nepal half a year ago. From the village square [...]

Top marks for girl student in Kakuma refugee camp

12 Jan 2016
KAKUMA, Kenya, 12 January 2016(LWI) – The dust has finally settled and top performing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) class of 2015 candidates have had a week celebrating their [...]

IOCC Assists Communities Affected By Drought Emergency in Ethiopia

21 Dec 2015
ACT Alliance member International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has announced that they are releasing emergency funds to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the worst drought in [...]

The youngest victims of conflict

20 Nov 2015
DOHUK, Iraq, 20 November 2015 (LWI) – At age 12, Besna has already learned what it means to lose your home. “I miss my books and things, my video games [...]

Evacuating to Safer Grounds

13 Nov 2015
“My entire family was at home as the earthquake struck. I yelled at all of them to come out to the open yard in front of the house. They all [...]
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