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Young volunteers dedicated to help survivors

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release

ACT Feature: Cyclone Nargis ACT Feature YANGON, June 4, 2008–“I felt that I had to help,” says one of ten dedicated young Burmese volunteers. These […]

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Community-based organisations provide ongoing relief

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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ACT News Update: Myanmar (Burma) BANGKOK, May 28, 2008–“Aid is going out everyday, and local organisations are reaching thousands of people,” says an ACT member […]

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Reprieve for abused Mexican women

Featured, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Women Stories
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Federal Court tosses out refugee board decisions, giving families another chance at a life in Canada The following article appeared in the Toronto Star June […]

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Typhoon Fengshen Response in the Philippines

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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ACT Alert Typhoon Fengshen battered the Philippines for two days, sweeping across the Philippine archipelago with maximum winds of 120 km per hour and gusts […]

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National Aboriginal Day June 21

Canada Stories, Featured, Indigenous Stories
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The Government of Canada has chosen June 21 as National Aboriginal Day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. […]

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The Apology: Historical Day for Indigenous Peoples and for all Canadians

Canada Stories, Featured, Indigenous Stories

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized on June 11 to tens of thousands of Indigenous peoples who as children were removed from their families and […]

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Anglicans give more than $210,000 to Burma and China

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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Anglicans across Canada continue to respond overwhelmingly to The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s (PWRDF’s) request for donations to the dual disasters in Myanmar […]

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