Member News

10 million Ethiopians need emergency aid

29 Feb 2016
LWF appeals for emergency assistance (LWI) – More than ten million people in Ethiopia need food assistance as the country faces the worst drought in 30 years. ACT Alliance member [...]

Conditions for Syrian refugees worsen

05 Feb 2016
GENEVA, 3 February 2016 (LWF) – Protection of civilians, livelihood assistance and education are the most pressing needs for Syrian refugees. This is the finding of a call to action [...]

Drought threatens survival of 10 million people

04 Feb 2016
February 4, 2016 (Baltimore, MD)— International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the urgent needs of families in Ethiopia suffering through the most severe drought in 30 years. More [...]

Preparing youth for leadership

04 Feb 2016
MBERRA, Mauritania/ GENEVA, 4 February 2016 (LWI) – “It’s difficult to say how we pass our time in the camp. You wake up and you wonder what to do all [...]

Syrians need more than financial pledges, says Christian Aid

04 Feb 2016
Christian Aid welcomes the commitments that were made today by the UK, Germany, France and others to increase humanitarian support for Syrians and the region.  However the charity added that [...]

Brick by brick, earthquake survivors rebuild their homes

29 Jan 2016
Nepal: Reconstruction starts in model villages (LW) – It takes a village to rebuild one. Almost nine months after the earthquake that destroyed 600,000 buildings in Nepal, the people of [...]

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 [...]
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