Monthly Archives: February 2012

South Sudan – 8th Sitrep on the Conflict in Jonglei State

LWF South Sudan – Weekly Update No. 8 20 February 2012 Situation Report As a consequence of the non-aggression and cooperation pact signed by the two Sudans in Addis Ababa on 15 February delegations from Khartoum and Juba agreed to … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 3rd Sitrep on the looming Crisis in the Sahel

Dear Partners, Warmest greetings from Nouakchott, Mauritania! LWF Mauritania – Weekly Update #3 February 20, 2012 Situation Report   Drought Crisis – The country emergency forum took place on Wednesday, February 15. The Government, UN agencies and NGOs (including LWF/DWS) … Continue reading

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Central America – LWF Welcomes UN Call for Protection of Human Rights Workers in Honduras

Latin American Churches Working on Human Rights Network TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras/GENEVA, 17 February 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has welcomed a preliminary United Nations report on human rights violations in Honduras that urges protection of human rights workers, … Continue reading

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Uganda – Nodding Disease – No known cure – 5000 cases now in LWF project areas!

by Jesse Kamstra,  LWF Country Representative, LWF Uganda & Burundi Nodding Disease – is ravaging the lives of thousands of families in northern Uganda Dear All, Imagine you have seven healthy children. Now imagine that over the past four years, … Continue reading

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Djibouti – Supporting education and protection programs for refugee children

by Michael Hyden, LWF Program Officer (LWF World Service Geneva) for LWF Kenya/Djibouti program 14th February 2012 Education and Protection Program for Refugee Children in Djibouti I have just returned from a field visit to the LWF Kenya/Djibouti program, where … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 2nd Sitrep on the looming Crisis in the Sahel

Dear Partners, Warmest greetings from Nouakchott! LWF Mauritania, weekly update # 2 February 12, 2012 Situation Report Drought crisis From the Sahel crisis updates (February 9), it has been reported that 24.6% of households, from the rural areas in Mauritania, … Continue reading

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South Sudan – 7th Sitrep on the Conflict in Jonglei State

Dear Partners, LWF South Sudan – Weekly Update No. 7 13 February 2012 Situation Report Sudan and South Sudan signed a non-aggression pact on 11 February. Thabo Mbeki, the ex-president of South Africa, said both sides had agreed to respect … Continue reading

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