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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 ...
A DWS staff member vaccinates a the dog belonging to a refugee as part of an animal vaccination campaign, Dosseye camp, southern Chad. The LWF celebrates the work of staff around the world on World Humanitarian Day. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
18 Aug
Praise for LWF staff on World Humanitarian Day
World Humanitarian Day 2015, World Humanitarian Day, conflict, emergency response, Humanitarian Response, DWS, Staff
18 Aug
“We know and appreciate the commitment from each one of you.”
Lokiru Yohana sharing impressions from the field at the UN panel on World Humanitarian Day. Photo: LWF/ C. Kästner
20 Aug
LWF Takes Part in UN Panel Marking World Humanitarian Day
United Nations, Staff, World Humanitarian Day 2014, Humanitarian Access, Violence
20 Aug
Tribute to “Enormous Sacrifices” Made by Humanitarians and Their Families
LWF emergency response staff meets with IDPs in Bouar in Central African Republic’s Nana Mambéré prefecture. Photo: LWF/DWS CAR
18 Aug
Tribute to Staff on World Humanitarian Day 2014
World Humanitarian Day 2014, Staff, Refugees, Displaced Persons
18 Aug
LWF Calls for Aid Workers Safety and Protection
NFIs from the LWF and partner organizations are ferried by boat to remote islands in Twic East County, South Sudan. Photo: LWF South Sudan/George Taban
7 Aug
South Sudan: LWF Condemns Aid Workers’ Killing, Evacuates Maban Staff amid Growing Insecurity
Staff, Violence, South Sudan Crisis
7 Aug
Temporary Suspension of Assistance to Sudanese Refugees and Host Communities
Council members vote on LWF decisions. Photo: LWF/M. Renaux
19 Jun
LWF Council Actions
Council 2014, LWF Council, Member Churches, Syria Crisis, Staff, Assembly 2017
19 Jun
Changes in Departments, Welcome to New Member Churches
Armand Yabinti, community outreach officer for the LWF emergency program in CAR, outside the ruins of his house in Bohong village, Ouham Pendé prefecture.  Photo: LWF/P. Mumia
15 May
LWF Reaches Out to Displaced Populations in Central African Republic
CAR Crisis, Staff
15 May
Insecurity Hampers Timely Response to Enormous Needs
Dr. Ojot Ojulu (left) and Rev. Rebecca Ruggaber are joining the LWF Department for Theology and Public Witness. Photo: C. Kästner/LWF
14 Mar
Enhancing advocacy and worship
Staff, Communion Office
14 Mar
Appointments of Dr Ojot Miru Ojulu and Rev. Rebecca Ruggaber
Many of those displaced rely on untreated water from swamps and rivers. The LWF provides water treatment tablets to purify drinking water. Photo: Melany Markham
12 Mar
South Sudan: Intervention Critical for IDPs Before Long Rainy Season Begins
South Sudan Crisis, Displaced Persons, Staff
12 Mar
Interview with LWF Country Program Coordinator Lokiru Matendo
Polling place in Yverdon, Switzerland, 22 November 2010 Photo: Olivier Anh, under Creative Commons license (non-commercial, share alike)
20 Feb
Deep Concern over Impact of Swiss Vote on Massive Immigration
Staff, Communion Office, WCC, ACT Alliance
20 Feb
LWF and Geneva-Based Ecumenical Organizations Seek Meeting with Authorities
DWS Global Program Coordinator Maria Immonen (left) and Humanitarian Coordinator Michael Hyden. Photos by: FELM; LWF/C.Kästner
4 Feb
Enhancing capacities in Department for World Service
Staff
4 Feb
Appointments of Ms Maria Immonen and Mr Michael Hyden
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