Emergency Response Stories

PWRDF responds to Gaza Crisis

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Health, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release
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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Fort McMurray two years on

Canada Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Fort McMurray Wildfire, Local Heroes, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized
At the new Community Garden, people come together.

It is difficult to believe that we are now approaching the two year mark from the Fort McMurray Horse River wildfire. It seems a long […]

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Livelihoods return to those affected by Nepal floods

Asia Pacific Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Health, Nepal, PWRDF News Release, Uncategorized, Water Stories
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PWRDF has contributed 20,000 Euros ($27,318 Cdn) to help with the response to the devastating floods that ravished the Morang district of Nepal in August […]

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Women at the heart and soul of PWRDF’s work

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Global Stories, Health, Indigenous Stories, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Microcredit, Newborn and Child Health, Uncategorized, Women Stories
Matthew Sawatzky photo

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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Growing Projects connect farmers and churches to feed people in need

Canada Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Local Heroes
The West Carleton Growing Project has been supporting PWRDF through the Foodgrains Bank since 2009. The project receives support from surrounding churches and companies. (Photo: Gary Weir)

It is mid-November and Gary Weir is waiting for the right day to harvest his grain corn. It has been a particularly wet season and […]

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‘The happiest day of my life has finally come’

Africa Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Photo Essays, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, South Sudan, Uncategorized
South Sudanese walk sometimes for more than a day to get to the food distribution site.

PWRDF leading $375,000 food assistance project in South Sudan As winter begins to settle across Canada, hunger persists in South Sudan. PWRDF is leading a […]

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