Member News

The horror of being twice a refugee

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17 Jan 2017
Photo Credits: Armenia Round Table Foundation The year is 1988 and Ila Tomasyan is a young girl forced to leave Baku. Shortly after, her mother finds refugee for her daughters [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities. 3 December

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17 Jan 2017
     

ACT member LWF supports Colombia peace process

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17 Jan 2017
(27.09.2016) As the Colombian government and the leader of the main guerilla group prepare to sign the peace agreement to end the Colombian civil war today in Cartagena, the ACT [...]

Innovative voucher system instead of aid distribution

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17 Jan 2017
(21.09.2016) “It’s just like a market, we can choose ourselves what we need!” says Charlotte*, one of the 565 visitors to the relief goods fair organized in Nola, Sangha Mbaere [...]

Flooding and insecurity after drought

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17 Jan 2017
(15.09.2016) – (LWI) – After a severe drought which brought ten million people to the brink of starvation, the returning seasonal rains have started irregularly. There is little rain in some [...]

ACT Alliance member LWF and partners distribute relief goods in Haiti

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17 Jan 2017
JEREMIE, Haiti/ GENEVA, 13 October 2016 (LWI) – As the full extent of the hurricane damage in Haiti becomes evident, ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has started distributing [...]

Fighting against the clock: Every day out of school reduces the chance of going back

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12 Nov 2016
Only days after any emergency you’ll see parents looking to get their kids back to school. Dean Brooks, a leading expert in the field, says that schools create a sense [...]

The Story of Ayranjians

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08 Nov 2016
Like many Syrians, 74 year old Toros Ayrajyan and his wife, 62 year old Taguhi sold whatever was left in the ruins of their house in Aleppo and came to [...]

Integration and resillence building of Syrian refugees in Armenia

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02 Nov 2016
Nazaret from Syria found refuge in Armenia with his family. Photo credits: Gharib Harutyunyan/ WCC Armenia Round Table foundation.   Nazaret came to Armenia in 2013, after he lost everything, [...]

Churches vital for peace process in South Sudan

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17 Oct 2016
Panel discussion about civil society and peace-building from below in South Sudan (LWI) – The killing in South Sudan has to stop , the grassroots have to be involved at [...]
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