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LWR’s Work Continues in the Philippines

Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by .

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Lutheran World Relief continues to respond to relief and recovery needs in the Philippines following December 2012′s Typhoon Bopha, which affected approximately 6.2 million people on the island of Mindanao. As of April 3, more than 855,000 people remained displaced due to the storm, according to the U.N. LWR is implementing cash-for-work (CFW) activities in […]

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An Update on Typhoon Bopha Recovery

Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by .

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Lutheran World Relief’s staff have been hard at work in the Philippines after Typhoon Bopha struck the island of Mindanao on December 4. Despite the challenging situation and landfall of February 19′s Tropical Depression Shanshan (locally, “Crising”), which caused flash flooding, our team has made significant progress. Here are a few highlights: With over 233,000 […]

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Philippines Flooding Situation Report #2

Philippines Flooding Situation Report #2

Posted on 24. Jun, 2012 by .

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Key Developments Schools in Typhoon Washi-affected areas are beginning to resume, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The shelter situation for many affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) has improved, though 4,209 families (18,405 persons) are still living in 47 IDP sites, with 11,000 people still in tents or makeshift shelters […]

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Sahel Food Crisis Situation Report #2

Sahel Food Crisis Situation Report #2

Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by .

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Key Developments Conflict in Mali has added a continued layer of complexity to planned relief activities, with an estimated 320,000 forced to flee their homes. A cholera outbreak has emerged in some of the affected areas. Number of people affected is increasing dramatically, with nearly 17 million people now considered food insecure. The U.S. government […]

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Sahel Food Crisis Situation Report #1

Posted on 12. Apr, 2012 by .

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Summary of Situation The Sahel region of West Africa is facing a severe food crisis, with many areas expected to experience high rates of malnutrition in the coming months. The governments of Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Mauritania, and Chad have declared a food crisis and are calling for international assistance. Exacerbating the food crisis is […]

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