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Borehole rehabilitated by LWF in Nyumanzi refugee settlement, Adjumani district, northern Uganda. Photo: DCA/ACT/LWF/Mai Gad
4 Feb
Life-Saving Water for South Sudanese Refugees
South Sudan Crisis, Refugees, Water
4 Feb
LWF Reconstructing Boreholes in Uganda
LWF volunteers John Garang and Peter Jok at Adjumani refugee camp, Uganda. DCA/ACT/LWF/Mai Gad
30 Jan
Now Refugees in Uganda, LWF South Sudanese Staff Support Emergency Response in Adjumani
South Sudan Crisis, Refugees, Staff
30 Jan
LWF Provides Life-Saving Assistance to Thousands Seeking Refuge in Camps
Rev. Martin Junge presents a cross from Central America to the Most Rev. Andres Poder, archbishop of EELC. Photo: Tiit Kuusemaa
28 Jan
Strengthening Lutheran Identity in Estonia
Refugees, Europe, Member Churches, LWF General Secretary
28 Jan
Encouragement in Secular Society
German Charge d’Affaires, UNHCR and LWF representatives at the NFI handover. Photo: LWF Chad/S. Dalou
23 Jan
LWF Non-Food Items for Sudanese Refugees in Eastern Chad
Refugees, Displaced Persons
23 Jan
Chad Hosts over 420,000 Refugees from Neighboring Countries
With the huge influx of Syrian refugees, classrooms in Mafraq public schools are even more crowded than usual.  Photo: LWF/Mats Wallerstedt
17 Jan
LWF Affirms Support for Ecumenical Efforts to End Conflict in Syria
Refugees, LWF General Secretary, Displaced Persons, Syria Crisis
17 Jan
Junge Participates in WCC Consultation on Syria
Tabisa Nyabol and her grandchildren in Adjumani, Uganda. Photo: ACT-DCA-LWF/Mai Gad
14 Jan
Massive Influx of South Sudanese Refugees into Uganda Calls for Scaled-Up Humanitarian Response
Refugees, South Sudan Crisis
14 Jan
LWF to Increase Support for Thousands Arriving Daily
Refugees fleeing the crisis in South Sudan arrive at Kakuma camp in Kenya. Photo: LWF/J. Macharia
8 Jan
South Sudanese Religious Leaders Calling for Ceasefire
Refugees, Displaced Persons, Violence, Peace, South Sudan Crisis
8 Jan
LWF on the Ground to Assist Refugees from the Conflict
Newly arrived refugees from the Central African Republic receive a hot meal in Dosseye camp in southern Chad. Photo: LWF Chad/S. Dalou
8 Jan
LWF Providing Assistance in Central African Republic Crisis
Refugees, CAR Crisis
8 Jan
Hot Meals and Non-Food Items Provided
Children walk near flooding in tented settlement Jordan. Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam (CC-BY-NC-SA)
13 Dec
Another Harsh Winter, LWF Reaches Out to Syrian Refugees in Jordan
Refugees
13 Dec
Gas Heaters, Bottles, Carpets and Winter Clothing for Hundreds of Families in Al Mafraq
LWF President Younan (third left) at the Religions for Peace Assembly. Photo: Religions for Peace
22 Nov
Global Religious Leaders Endorse “Welcoming the Stranger” Affirmations
LWF President, Refugees, Migrants, Displaced Persons, Interfaith
22 Nov
LWF President Younan: Apply Justice by Accepting “the Other”
LWF-led education project for Yida refugees, South Sudan. Photo: LWF/M. Hyden
20 Nov
LWF Receives Nobel Peace Prize Money
Education, Refugees
20 Nov
Project to Provide Education Support for Children in South Sudan
The Pope received a refugee’s teapot as an invitation to work together for the suffering neighbor. Photo: Osservatore Romano
21 Oct
LWF Delegation Meets Pope Francis
Refugees, Europe, LWF General Secretary, LWF President, LWF Vice-President, Migrants
21 Oct
Strengthening Churches’ Commitment to the Poor and Vulnerable
A group discussion at the European region church leaders’ consultation. Photo: Johan Ehrning
17 Oct
Called to Accompany One Another
Member Churches, Resolutions/Conference Outcome, Migrants, Refugees
17 Oct
European Churches Aim to be a Voice of Hope
Danish Minister for Development Christian Friis Bach © Ulrik Jantzen
27 Sep
Emphasis on Protecting Civilians and Respect for International Humanitarian Law in Syrian Conflict
Refugees
27 Sep
Danish Minister Christian Bach Urges More Aid for Refugees and Host Communities
The LWF President and General Secretary visit Za’atri residents in 2012. Photo: LWF/Thomas Ekelund
2 Sep
“Refrain from Military Action” in Syria
Refugees, LWF President, LWF General Secretary
2 Sep
LWF Leadership Calls on International Community to Urgently Seek Peaceful Resolution
(middle) LWF President Bishop Dr Munib A. Younan at the launch of "Welcoming the Stranger” © UNHCR
14 Jun
LWF President Endorses Faith Leaders’ Historic Affirmations to “Welcome the Stranger”
Refugees, Europe
14 Jun
UNHCR Initiative Supports Refugees’ Protection and Promotes Interreligious Cooperation