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Food, medicine, blankets and trauma therapists headed for Gaza

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release

GENEVA, 7 January 2009– Action by Churches Together (ACT) International is loading food, medicine, blankets and trauma counselors into trucks headed for Gaza. ACT is […]

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PWRDF responds to emergency appeals through ACT International

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release

Escalating violence in Gaza has led to an outpouring of shock and grief as the world community reaches out to help hundreds of thousands of […]

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Eyewitnesses in Gaza: “They kill our children at home”

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release

GENEVA, 2 January 2009–Bombs continue to fall while the population in Gaza sits by their open windows in the cold, holding their kids and telling […]

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Primate calls for end to violence in Gaza

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release
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January 5, 2009 — Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has issued the following statement on the current situation in Gaza.  […]

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Many injured civilians inaccessible, says Gaza hospital director

Emergency Response Stories, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release
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GAZA CITY, 5 January 2009–Civilians injured by bombings are stuck in their homes without food and water and are unable to seek medical attention, says […]

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Flood of the century in Brazil

Brazil Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, PWRDF News Release
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In southern Brazil, 1.5 million people have been affected by the worst floods in recent history. In some areas, rain has been pouring for two […]

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Myanmar Emergency Response Update

Asia Pacific Stories, Burma Stories, Emergency Response Stories, PWRDF News Release
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On May 2, 2008, massive Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar (Burma) causing extensive damage in the country’s largest city of Yangon (Rangoon) and throughout the Irrawaddy […]

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