News

21 Feb
LWF president visits humanitarian work in Myanmar
Refugees, internally displaced people, Refugees. Displaced person, Displaced Persons, President Myanmar 2018, LWF President, emergency, Interfaith, Myanmar, Asia, musl, Buddhism, refugee camps
21 Feb
On his recent visit to Myanmar, The Lutheran World Federation President Archbishop Dr.
20 Feb
LWF assists refugees returning to Somalia
Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, refugee, Kenya refugee camps, emergency, Somalia, Peace
20 Feb
A protracted refugee situation in Dadaab, Kenya, means, that many young people are born in the camp or grow up there.
15 Feb
Together, we can do so much
LWF member churches, humanitarian support, humanitarian relief, Interfaith, Ecumenical, IDP, internally displaced people, emergency, Rakhine Crisis, Muslim, Buddhism, Myanmar, President Myanmar 2018, DWS Myanmar, Lutheran Church of Myanmar, Myanmar Lutheran Church, Asia, World Service, Peace, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, LWF President
15 Feb
The LWF has proved itself an organization recognised for high quality work and for networking with diverse groups of people, Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa says.
14 Feb
Urgent support for DRC refugees needed
Refugees, Violence, emergency relief, humanitarian relief, Refugees. Displaced person, DRC, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda
14 Feb
The LWF in Uganda is poised to manage three entry points for refugees fleeing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an emergency the UN has labelled critical.
30 Jan
Security first for refugees from Nigeria
Cameroon, DWS, emergency response, emergency operation, Refugees, Refugees. Displaced person, Displaced Persons, host community, Nigeria, UNHCR, refugee camps, Welcoming the Stranger, security
30 Jan
Four years ago, thousands of people fled the Boko Haram terror in Nigeria to Cameroon.
29 Jan
Building trust between refugees and hosts in Chad
Refugees, refugee camps, CAR, Chad, Welcoming the Stranger, host communities, peace building, peacebuilding
29 Jan
Chad in central Africa continues to receive refugees from surrounding countries experiencing civil war, including the Central African Republic.
16 Nov
Welcoming renewed UN commitment to peace in Central African Republic
emergency response, CAR emergency program, Interagency, Peace
16 Nov
LWF representatives carry message to UN officials
15 Nov
The conflict only made a dormant crisis worse
internally displaced people, Humanitarian Response, DRC
15 Nov
LWF and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Congo visit Kasai
14 Nov
“We are much more motivated to learn here”
young people, Education, girls, LWF Jordan
14 Nov
LWF rehabilitates schools in Jordanian host communities
7 Nov
“Hagadera is my home now”
Elderly, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Women's Stories
7 Nov
Interview with a refugee in Dadaab
18 Aug
Protecting civilians in conflict
World Humanitarian Day 2017, Core Humanitarian Standard
18 Aug
Experiences of refugees and LWF field staff in conflict areas
14 Jul
“An alarming situation”
United Nations, security, Humanitarian Response
14 Jul
NGO Briefing to UN member states about Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo
29 Jun
Turning a thick Angolan bush into a refugee camp
DRC, Refugees, UNHCR
29 Jun
LWF and UNHCR set up a new camp for people fleeing DRC
20 Jun
Welcoming refugees: an opportunity to grow together
Public Statement, faith-based organizations, World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, Refugees
20 Jun
LWF joins faith-based organizations calling for solidarity with forcibly displaced people
20 Jun
Empowering displaced communities in Central African Republic
CAR emergency program, Women, World Refugee Day 2017
20 Jun
‘More positive examples needed from the CAR’, says LWF Team Leader
20 Jun
World Refugee Day: Extend the hand of welcome
World Refugee Day 2017, #withrefugees, World Refugee Day
20 Jun
Statement by LWF President Musa and General Secretary Junge
24 May
G7 must do more to address famine
Famine, Public Statement
24 May
LWF joins global church bodies warning of catastrophe
6 Apr
Welcome to Italy!
refugees protection, Refugees
6 Apr
Creating an ecumenical humanitarian initiative to help refugees
23 Mar
A refugee’s journey
Refugees, displacement
23 Mar
The perilous journey from the border of South Sudan to Uganda
7 Mar
A total absence of law
gender-based violence, Gender Justice, Refugees, South Sudan Crisis, emergency response
7 Mar
LWF supports survivors of gender-based violence in South Sudan
9 Feb
Kenyan court decision stops Dadaab closure
Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Humanitarian Law, World Service, Refugees, Advocacy
9 Feb
“Basic principles of international humanitarian law upheld"
2 Feb
A better place for the elderly
Refugees, Elderly, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, Aged care
2 Feb
LWF supports aged refugees in Dadaab camp, Kenya
25 Jan
Education for Muslim children in Myanmar
Education, schools, teacher training
25 Jan
LWF supports communities with schools, teacher training and student kits
13 Jan
Ninety masons trained to rebuild in rural Nepal
Eaerthquake recovery, masons, Training, reconstruction, Nepal, Nepal earthquake
13 Jan
LWF and Islamic Relief Worldwide train builders in quake-proof construction
12 Jan
Learning to farm more efficiently in Colombia's insecure Chocó district
security, humanitarian support, ECHO
12 Jan
“LWF has taught us to farm more nutritious crops"
11 Jan
Transforming lives of refugee children
Kenya, Refugees, Children, students, Education, secondary school, Dadaab reugee camp
11 Jan
The challenge of providing primary education for all in Dadaab refugee camps
21 Dec
Together we achieve more
Seeds for Solutions, humanitarian relief, development, Refugees, host community
21 Dec
General Secretary Junge meets UN High Commissioner for Refugees, LWF partners and government officials in Chad