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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.
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.
9 Feb
A lasting peace needs to include everyone
Refugees, Interfaith, peace building, Peace-building, peacebuilding, President Myanmar 2018, LWF President
9 Feb
On his visit to Myanmar, LWF president Archbishop Dr Panti Filibus Musa called on government officials to work for the benefit of all society.
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.
25 Jan
Smart Communities in Kenya
Refugees, DWS Kenya-Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, information technology, refugee camps, emergency response, Children, Humanitarian Response, Kakuma, Kenya refugee camps
25 Jan
The Lutheran World Federation has joined a high-powered public-private coalition, who will introduce internet and mobile connectivity, access to clean, efficient energy, and digital financial tools fo
13 Oct
“Education is light, ignorance is darkness”
Education, DWS Kenya, Refugees
13 Oct
Refugees speak about the importance of education for girls
5 Oct
The first female constructor in Rwamwanja
Women, Refugees, Education, Livelihoods
5 Oct
LWF provides education and job opportunities to Congolese refugees
29 Aug
Seeds and peace in Ethiopia
Refugees, Livelihoods, Ethiopia
29 Aug
Livelihoods project improves relations between refugees and hosts in Ethiopia.
17 Aug
Training to be tailors and barbers
Refugees, Capacity development, Somalia, DWS Ethiopia, Livelihoods
17 Aug
LWF livelihoods projects support long-term refugees in Ethiopia
15 Aug
“I feel honoured to host the DRC refugees”
Refugees, host communities
15 Aug
Senior chief in Angola’s Lunda Norte province speaks about refugee crisis in his country
17 Jul
LWF World Service and Young Reformers in Wittenberg
Refugees, internally displaced people, Reformation 2017, Global Young Reformers Network, Reformation 500
17 Jul
Presence in Heaven’s Tent and youthPointreformation
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
21 Jun
A safe childhood for boys and girls
Women, child marriage, child, Gender Justice, Refugees, Syria Crisis
21 Jun
Women’s group in Jordan advocates against early marriage and child labor
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
14 Jun
Ecumenical witness among persecuted Iraqis
Department for World Service, Refugees, Displaced Persons, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, DWS
14 Jun
Hungarian church support for minorities and disadvantaged groups
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Angola, ACT Alliance, Refugees
8 Jun
Great concern about the situation in Angola and Congo
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
28 Feb
Overwhelming needs of refugees in Northern Uganda
Refugees, South Sudan Crisis, emergency response
28 Feb
More support needed to meet basic needs
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
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