Member News

Urgent support for DRC refugees needed

03 Apr 2018
Over 2000 people a day crossing border to Uganda (LWI) – ACT member the LWF in Uganda is poised to manage three entry points for refugees fleeing conflict in the Democratic Republic [...]

South Sudan crisis set to become Africa’s largest

03 Apr 2018
ACT member LWF appeals for funds (LWI) – The plight of refugees from South Sudan is set to become Africa’s largest refugee crisis, with the Lutheran World Federation on the [...]

ACT member LWF assists refugees returning to Somalia

03 Apr 2018
Skills enable young refugees to start a new life in back home (LWI) – A protracted refugee situation in Dadaab, Kenya, means, that many young people are born in the [...]

Llevando esperanza a Isla Chira; después de la Tormenta Tropical Nate

06 Mar 2018
Representantes de la Asociación Comunitaria Conservacionista de Turismo Alternativo Rural (ACTUAR) y la Iglesia Luterana Costarricense, en alianza con la coalición ACT Alliance, realizaron una gira a la Isla de [...]

CLWR launches new project in Democratic Republic of the Congo

15 Jan 2018
New project to provide treatment for malnourished children of internally displaced people To help meet the nutritional needs of internally displaced people in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), [...]

Employment training provides refugee youth with hope for the future

15 Jan 2018
Before they learned how to make soap, the 30 young adult members of the Kuny-derot group didn’t have many options for earning an income. After three days of soap-making training [...]

A silent disaster and the forgotten people

17 Oct 2017
Bangladesh, a densely populated country of 165 million, is among the world’s “potential impact hotspots” threatened by “extreme river floods” due to the global rise in temperatures. Since the beginning of August, [...]

Rohingya Refugee Crisis – A test of our humanity

04 Oct 2017
Blog by Raisa Chowdhury from  ACT member ICCO Cooperation on her experience from a recent visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Over the years, I have come [...]

Supporting flood affected communities in Nepal and Bangladesh

04 Oct 2017
South Asia experienced the worst monsoon in decades with record high rainfall recorded in parts of Northern India, Bangladesh and Nepal over the last two weeks of August, 2017. Over [...]

A spotlight on growing violence against defenders of land rights in Colombia

04 Oct 2017
LWF-supported platform says environmental and civil society leaders are targeted A group of human rights defenders from Colombia has expressed deep concern over increasing violence against environmental and civil society [...]
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