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How Two Teachers Saved Their Village & How We’re Helping Others Do the Same

Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by .

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On the eve of August 18, 2008, Chandra Kant was nervous and uneasy. He had been listening to the radio all day as torrential rain fell on his village — fearful that the worst was yet to come. He knew that if the rainfall did not stop, the nearby river would overflow and flood his […]

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Floods in India

Posted on 02. Aug, 2013 by .

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Last month early monsoon rains caused massive floods in India. Over 1,000 people have been killed (one source reports nearly 6,000 are “presumed dead”) and the U.N. estimates that 1.25 million people have been affected. Earlier this week we announced that we have committed $25,000 to help the victims of this disaster, in addition to our […]

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How much more can Haiti take?

Posted on 30. Aug, 2012 by .

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I admit asking myself this after learning that Tropical Storm Isaac was bound for the small island nation. Perhaps you wondered the same thing. While this storm wasn’t as strong as we feared, it still managed to do significant damage, especially to the southern portion of the country, where communities are still working to recover […]

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Join Us in Praying For…

Join Us in Praying For…

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by .

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…Jeann Llanor from the Philippines. She recently gave birth to a baby prematurely amid the chaos of Tropical Storm Washi, a powerfully destructive storm that hit the Philippine island of Mindanao in December. She lives in Cagayan de Oro, a city hard hit by the storm that has affected a total of more than a […]

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Helping Flood Victims in the Philippines

Helping Flood Victims in the Philippines

Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by .

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A severe tropical storm struck the southern Philippines on December 16, causing landslides and massive flooding on the island of Mindanao, where Lutheran World Relief is implementing a number of sustainable development projects. Two major cities in northern Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City, were badly hit, as were many surrounding areas. Learn more […]

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Seaweed Farmers Affected by Tropical Storm

Seaweed Farmers Affected by Tropical Storm

Posted on 22. Dec, 2011 by .

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A severe tropical storm struck the southern Philippines on December 16, causing landslides and massive flooding on the island of Mindanao, where Lutheran World Relief is implementing a number of sustainable development projects. Here are three of their stories. To find out more about the flooding in the Philippines, go to lwr.org/philippinesfloods, or Donate Now. […]

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The Aftermath of Typhoon Washi

The Aftermath of Typhoon Washi

Posted on 20. Dec, 2011 by .

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The immediate effects from Typhoon Washi were merely phase one of the devastation that people of the Philippines experienced. Lack of electricity and clean water, a rising death toll approaching a thousand, hundreds still missing, and 100,000 displaced people plague the country as a search for missing loved ones presses on–while the country is forced […]

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