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Maria Immonen, director of LWF World service. Photo: LWF
19 Aug
Organizations need to promote women’s confidence
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
19 Aug
World Humanitarian Day casts a spotlight on those who work in humanitarian and development organizations, often in dangerous and challenging environments, to support victims of conflict or natural...
Amrita Rai works as a volunteer in Sanischare Refugee Camp. Photo: LWF Nepal
16 Aug
Fighting against injustice and inequality
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
16 Aug
A volunteer from Nepal shares her story on World Humanitarian Day. LWF Nepal, with support from the UNHCR has provided asylum to Bhutanese refugees since 1991, finding long-term solutions to increase...
Sarah Ewoi, with a South Sudanese refugee family at Nadapal center. Photo : LWF Kenya
15 Aug
Selfless service at the front line
World Humanitarian Day, Women, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian worker security, WomenHumanitarians
15 Aug
Sarah Ewoi is a mother of 4, working for the Lutheran World Federation – World Service at the Nadapal Transit Centre in Kenya. For World Humanitarian day she shares what she experiences every day.
Two young men construct a house in the Beldangi Refugee Camp in southeast Nepal. Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
20 Jun
Taking leadership #WithRefugees
World Refugee Day, Department for World Service, #withrefugees, refugee, Leadership, Water, shelter, psychosocial support, host communities
20 Jun
All over the world, churches are making a difference for people on the move. They provide shelter, food and water, give psychosocial support, and help to build relations with host communities. So...
World Service staff attending the GLTM hold the names of the countries where they are working. Photo:LWF/A. Hillert
16 May
Rooted in faith, committed to serving others
Policy/Guidelines, Human resource management, Finance, country programs, security, Humanitarian Response, environment, World Service, Leadership
16 May
On 9 May in Geneva, a ten-day Global Leadership Team Meeting (GLTM) opened for staff of the LWF’s World Service department which serves some 3 million people in countries across the globe through its...
Messages of peace in a school run by LWF in Upper Nile State, South Sudan. Photo: LWF/ C: Kästner
17 Aug
World Humanitarian Day: LWF calls for protection of humanitarian space
notatarget, Humanitarian Heroes, humanitarian aid, aid worker security, humanitarian worker security, emergency, security, Advocacy, Peace
17 Aug
On World Humanitarian Day, the LWF calls for a better protection of humanitarian space.
Jacob Longar Aleer. Photo: LWF/ S. Gallay
17 Aug
Working in a high-risk area
DWS South Sudan, Education, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, aid worker security, humanitarian worker security, security, Staff, notatarget, Peace
17 Aug
Interview with Jacob Aleer, LWF Security Focal Point in Jonglei, South Sudan ...
Like the family of Polonne Jean-Louis, many people still live in makeshift shelters after hurricane Matthew destroyed their homes. Photo: LWF/M. French
3 Mar
The slow road to recovery after hurricane Matthew
disasters, Livelihoods, resilience, Haiti, emergency response, Hurricane Matthew
3 Mar
A community-based approach helps the people of Haiti get back on their feet
A beneficiary receives a shelter kit in a joint LWF/Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe distribution in Petit Goave. Photo: LWF Haiti
13 Oct
Shelter and blankets after hurricane Matthew
DWS Haiti and the Caribbean, Haiti, Hurricane Matthew, emergency response
13 Oct
LWF and partners distribute relief goods in Haiti
A survivor is carried to safety through a flooded street. Photos: LWF Haiti
5 Oct
Help for the people of Haiti
Hurricane Matthew
5 Oct
Hurricane Matthew causes destruction, death in the Caribbean
Students from Luther College in the United States take in sights and stories at LWF's model village in Gressier, Haiti.Photo: LWF/Helene Branco
12 Jan
ELCA students visit LWF model village in Haiti
DWS Haiti and the Caribbean, Haiti, disasters, emergency response
12 Jan
Study of migration and displacement in disaster
A woman in the community store in Despagne. Photo: LWF Haiti/H. Enge
6 Mar
Empowering Women in Macaya, Haiti
Haiti, Women, Human Rights, Education, DWS Haiti and the Caribbean
6 Mar
Capacity Building and Human Rights Education
Tiny survivors of the 2010 Haitian earthquake gather outside the Model Resettlement Village in Gressier
12 Jan
"We Are Better Prepared Now"
Refugees, Migrants, Haiti, Displaced Persons
12 Jan
Commemoration of Haiti Earthquake in LWF Model Village
Rev. Martin Junge visiting one of LWF/DWS Haiti projects. Photo: LWF/DWS Haiti
31 Oct
LWF Haiti Program Continues Projects to Promote Sustainable Development, Environmental Protection after 2010 Earthquake
LWF General Secretary
31 Oct
Income Generating Schemes, Support to Most Vulnerable Groups