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Help for traumatized women in Iraq

13 Nov 2015
“Feel safe, free, and express themselves” DOHUK, Iraq, 13 November 2015 (LWI) – When the Islamic State militia (IS) advanced on Asna’s (not her real name) village in the Sinjar [...]

Winter relief in Northern Iraq

09 Nov 2015
DOHUK, Iraq 9 November 2015 (LWI) – “We thought it would be a few days, until things calmed down”, Nadine says. “My parents said: go visit your uncle. It’s just a [...]

Stability and income after fleeing war

29 Oct 2015
“I want the best life for my children” NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, 29.10.2015 (LWI) – “We were just looking for peace,” says Bolozi Nzenze Budiaki, as if apologizing for the fact that [...]

Massive influx to South Sudan’s Ajuong Thok refugee camp

26 Oct 2015
AJUONG THOK, South Sudan, 26 October 2015 (LWI) – Due to renewed fighting in Kordofan, the refugee population of Ajuong Thok has risen from 18,000 to nearly 31,130 by 20 [...]

LWF and Islamic Relief join hands in earthquake response

07 Oct 2015
RASUWA, Nepal, 7 October 2015 (LWI) – In Nepal, LWF Nepal and IRW signed an agreement to cooperate in humanitarian relief efforts. They walked for six hours on muddy trails, crossing [...]

Early childhood centres in Tonga

18 Aug 2015
UnitingWorld is working in partnership with the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga (FWCT) to establish local kindergartens to increase the quality of children’s education. Kindergartens help young children become accustomed [...]

Providing long term health care to thousands in East Timor

18 Aug 2015
The fight for independence in Timor Leste (East Timor) left the country’s infrastructure battered, including health care. Health standards are poor in Timor Leste with only one doctor per 10,000 [...]

Access to clean water in rural village communities

18 Aug 2015
Most of the population of Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea live a traditional lifestyle.  Many are living below the poverty line with few opportunities for employment or enterprise. [...]

Inter-faith cooperation on social community development

18 Aug 2015
After 20 years of work in Vietnam, NCA is today a unique actor, and the only international organisation in Vietnam with a broad programme of inter-faith cooperation on social community [...]

Pacific: solar lights and small businesses

17 Aug 2015
The challenge More than 80 per cent of the population of the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu live in rural areas scattered across multiple islands. This makes communications, transport and service [...]
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