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Debris from heavy fighting near the town of Yechilla litters the banks of a river which is a primary water source for local residents. Aid agencies are calling for urgent access to bring clean water, food and medical supplies into the war-torn region. Photo: LWF/A. Calma
23 Jul
Aid agencies warn of looming famine in Tigray
Food Security, emergency response, Humanitarian Access
23 Jul
Time is running out to prevent a looming famine in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, where an estimated 5.2 million people are facing acute food insecurity.
The United Nations headquarters in Geneva where the 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council is taking place. Photo: Unsplash/Mat Reding
24 Sep
Statement urges lifting of unilateral sanctions
Human Rights, Humanitarian Access, Diakonia, Advocacy, Joint Statement, Statement
24 Sep
The LWF has joined with other faith-based organizations to underline the negative impact that sanctions have on the most vulnerable members of society.
The returning LWF staff were welcomed by a crowd at Juba airport. Photo: LWF/E. Mpanya
6 Feb
LWF South Sudan Staff Arrives Safely in Juba
Humanitarian Access
6 Feb
Call for protection of the humanitarian space
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
Rebecca Abbo returned to her damaged and empty house in Yongoro village, western CAR, in early May. With LWF's support, she can now access clean water. Photo: LWF/P. Mumia
21 May
LWF Joins Organizations Urging Humanitarian Access in Central African Republic
CAR Crisis, Displaced Persons, Humanitarian Access
21 May
Armed Actors in Conflict Hinder Aid Delivery to Displaced Civilians