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The family checks out their new house. Credit: CWS
26 Apr 2017
ACT member CWS and partners are helping to repair and rebuild houses that have been damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in the commune of Jean Rabel in Haiti’s Northwest [...]
Credit: DCA
12 Apr 2017
  “Social norms and practices regarding the production and consumption of food must be taken into consideration since these are influenced and shaped to some degree by religious values.”  This [...]
Credit: Assegid Gedamu
05 Apr 2017
A couple of weeks ago, I visited Borana area in Southern Ethiopia. I travelled to the different Kebeles “villages” of Yabello, Miyo, Elowaye and Moyale districts. One can easily witness the [...]
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27 Mar 2017
(LWF) It was a foggy November morning in Kailali district, western Nepal, when Basanti Chaudhary (32) received a phone call. Her brother-in-law told her that she had won the N-Peace [...]
Ein Junge hat Wasser fuer die Familie an einer Wasserversorgung durch Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)  in einem kleinen Dorf nahe Les Cayes am 14.10.16 geholt. Foto: Thomas Lohnes fuer Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

After the storm clean drinking water is scarce. The people have to be supplied with clean drinking water and the sanitation has to be repaired. Wells and toilets were destroyed by the hurricane Matthew. The water is polluted and there is a great danger that diseases such as cholera can break out. First cholera cases have been reported. Matthew had heavily devastated the southern half of Haiti on Tuesday last week. According to preliminary information from the authorities, 372 people were killed. Some regions are still cut off from the rest of the country. In some cities 80 per cent of the houses are destroyed or damaged, according to aid organizations.
A community-based approach helps the people of Haiti get back on their feet (LWI) At the height of hurricane Matthew, Polonne Jean-Louis, 50, and her six children found shelter in [...]