Monthly Archives: August 2012

Jordan – LWF to Assist Syrian Refugees in Jordan

World Service Joining Response to Record Influx GENEVA, 29 August 2012 (LWI) – The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is joining efforts to respond to the growing influx of Syrian refugees in Jordan. On 28 August, the LWF signed a Memorandum … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – Update 3 on Sudanese Refugee situation in Assosa

General Information • The 40,000 plus refugees that were reportedly stranded at the border in the last update have still not managed to cross the border into Ethiopia for reasons that are unclear. A massive influx is still a possibility, … Continue reading

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Mauritania – Sitrep no. 23 on LWF’s response to the crisis in the Sahel (drought and refugees)

Lutheran World Federation – Program of Mauritania Situation Report # 23 From July 21 – 27, 2012 _______________________________________________________________________ Drought crisis in the Sahel Region A joint nutritional screening was conducted in Nouakchott by the MOH, WFP and CSA (national service … Continue reading

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Kenya / Djibouti – Program Update July 2012

LWF Kenya – Djibouti Program Program Update July 2012 472,000 people live in five refugee camps in Dadaab. This is 472,000 ordinary people who are just like most of us. Many of them had ordinary lives in various parts of … Continue reading

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Uganda – Progress on Sanitation as Disease Spreads near Refugee Site

Kampala, 31 July 2012 LWF Uganda Program 1. Brief description of the emergency Conflict continues to drag on in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where M23 rebels are still inflicting violence on civilians. M23 forces are wrestling with the Congolese … Continue reading

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