Global Stories

PWRDF responds to Gaza Crisis

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A nurse tends to a young patient at the Al Ahli Arab Hospital, Gaza. Photo: ACT Alliance

The Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City has sent an urgent call for help as the death toll in Gaza continues to rise. On […]

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Women at the heart and soul of PWRDF’s work

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In honour of International Women’s Day, Thursday, March 8, PWRDF has assembled a collection of stories from the last year that celebrate the women we […]

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Faith-based organizations gather to find solutions for the Horn of Africa

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Will Postma speaks at a special conference of the All Africa Conference of Churches in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo courtesy AACC

Joanna Patouris is the Climate Change Communications Coordinator for ACT Alliance On June 28 and 29, members of the ecumenical family along with national and […]

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Government announces Famine Relief Fund with 1:1 match

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Paul Jeffrey Photo

This story has been updated since originally posted. PWRDF is pleased to report that the federal government has today announced they will match funds donated […]

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Waiting to go home: an Iraqi woman’s story

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In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL, took over Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq. In less […]

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PWRDF announces $20,000 for displaced people following Mosul military operation

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Food packages like these will be distributed to families fleeing the violence in and around Mosul. Photo: ACT/Christian Aid/Tracey Shelton

As the battle to retake Mosul begins, humanitarian agencies estimate that 1.5 million people will be impacted.  This is in addition to the one third […]

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We Stay

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Boys discuss conflict resolution as part of a psycho-social program run by the Lutheran World Federation in the Zaatari refugee camp near Mafraq, Jordan. Photo: ACT/Paul Jeffrey

When the Syrian civil war started almost 5 years ago, PWRDF began providing relief to those displaced by the conflict through the ACT Alliance.  Over […]

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