Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kenya -13th Update Situation on Somali Refugee Crisis 28th October 2011

by Lennart Hernander, LWF Kenya-Djibouti Country Rep. Update – During the three weeks since the last update on Dadaab a lot of things have happened, especially with regards to security (and insecurity). Two female MSF-Spain aid workers were kidnapped from … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Five-day walk from Somalia to Ethiopian camp gives mother hope

by Essay Worabo, LWF Ethiopia Habiba Ali Isa, aged 37, a single mother of six children arrived at Hilaweyn camp, Dollo Ado after a five-day trek from village across the border in Somalia. She walked to Ethiopia carrying two of … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Dollo Ado Camps Update 28th October 2011

by Essay Worabo, LWF Ethiopia Rain in Dollo Ado –  As it was exciting to hear this news, the rain has caused problems with the condition of the roads, making it impossible for agencies to move from one camp to … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – IAEA gives LWF’s Augusta Victoria Hospital green light

By Peter Kenny – LWF Communications Consultant Geneva, 28 October (LWF) — Jerusalem’s Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) has passed its first Quality Assurance Team for Radiation Oncology (QUATRO) audit by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), says the hospital’s head. … Continue reading

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Djibouti – LWF supports Small Businesses to Help Break Dependence in Djibouti Camp

Written by Melany Markham, LWF Kenya/Djibouti program ALI ADDEH, Djibouti/GENEVA, 27 October 2011 (LWI) – The vibrancy of the main street in the Ali Addeh refugee camp makes up for its short length. Clothing shops, grocers, restaurants and even a … Continue reading

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El Salvador – LWF and ACT Take Action as UN Office Says 150,000 Affected in Salvador

Its not the rain, but the type of rain causing havoc in Central America SAN SALVADOR/GENEVA, 26 October 2011 (LWI) – It rained for almost a week. But that’s not the real problem, says Carmen Osorio. “”When I was a … Continue reading

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Tunisia – LWF, NCA and CoS all say Tunisian work under ACT was great success

By Peter Kenny, LWF Communications Consultant Geneva, 18 October (LWF) — The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) and the Church of Sweden (CoS) view their recent response to the humanitarian emergency in Tunisia and Libya under ACT … Continue reading

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