Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mauritania – 12th Sitrep on the Crisis in the Sahel

LWF/DWS Mauritania Program Situation report # 12 (April 23, 2012) According to New UNOCHA report, at least 270,000 people have been displaced as a result of conflict in northern Mali since 17 January. According to UNHCR, 131,561 Malian refugees have … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 1,000 Refugees Trek Daily into LWF-Managed Camp in Mauritania

Enormous Pressure on Already Stretched Resources MBERE, Mauritania/GENEVA, 20 April 2012 (LWI) – It looks like any other school yard, any other school day. But it is actually the first day of school in Camp Mbere, a refugee camp 60 … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 11th Sitrep on the Crisis in the Sahel

LWF/DWS Mauritania Program Situation report # 11 (April 15, 2012) Camp Mberre The camp population of Mberre exceeded 52,000 people on the 11 of April with the increased flows of refugees arriving the northwest and central Mali, following the latest … Continue reading

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Burundi – Improved Livelihoods for Burundi’s Rural Youth

Below please find a brief feature story prepared by our Program Assistant Christine Bohne,  on the establishment of the Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) approach within our Haguruka Youth project. Thanks to all of our partners supporting this … Continue reading

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Haiti – Workshop on climate change adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction

Article which appeared on 4th April in the “Nouvelliste” newspaper in Haiti – written by Jean Pharès Jérôme Haïti prépare sa participation à la conférence Rio+20 Haïti:Un atelier régional (Sud – Grand’Anse) sur l’adaptation au changement climatique et la réduction des … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 10th Sitrep on the Crisis in the Sahel

LWF/DWS Mauritania Program SITREP # 10 (April 9, 2012) In Mali, president Amadou Toumani Toure formally resigned on Sunday as part of a deal with coup leaders to end the crisis gripping the country. Burkina Faso’s foreign minister, and International … Continue reading

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Mauritania – 9th Sitrep on the Crisis in the Sahel

LWF/DWS Mauritania Program SITREP # 9 (April 2, 2012) The situation of the Sahel Region remains volatile in terms of security. In Mali, the military junta seized power on 22 March by coup d’état. It has been reported that the … Continue reading

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