Monthly Archives: January 2012

South Sudan – LWF Supports Thousands Displaced in Inter-Ethnic Conflict

Some Pastoralists Have Lost Everything NAIROBI, Kenya/GENEVA, 13 January 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is delivering humanitarian assistance to thousands of people displaced in inter-ethnic fighting in Jonglei State in South Sudan. Since the start of the … Continue reading

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South Sudan – 2nd SitRep on Crisis Unfolding in Jonglei State – 9th January 2012

Dear Partners, Here is my second update on the South Sudan fighting in Pibor, Jonglie state. Counter Offensive in LWF project areas – I received reports yesterday that the Murle groups have started with counter offensive attacks in Lou Nuer … Continue reading

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Colombia – Food, seeds and hope in the ACT Colombia flood response

ACT Alliance has just ended its emergency support to Colombians hit by both flooding and violence that affected four million people. From April-December 2011 ACT Alliance members Christian Aid, Diakonie Katastrofenhilfe, ICCO and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)  joined forces … Continue reading

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South Sudan – SitRep on Crisis Unfolding in Jonglei State – 5th January 2012

Juba 5 January 2012 Dear Partners, Happy New Year to you and greetings from Juba and the LWF South Sudan team! I would like to send you my first situation report on what LWF South Sudan and what we intend … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Update on Dollo Ado Refugee Camps 27th December 2011

New Arrivals – by 20th December the number of new arrivals had gone down from 170 per day to between 100-160 refugees per day.  The total number of refugees in Dollo Ado now stands at about 141,000. Transit Camp – … Continue reading

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World Service Fruit Salad – 2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,800 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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