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Norwegian People’s Aid concerned about South Sudan’s alleged intention to ban foreign workers

According to South Sudanese and international media, the government of South Sudan has announced their intention to replace all foreign workers with locals by October 15th.

16.09.2014 | Julie Offerdal

“This is very concerning news, and if correct this could have very serious consequences for the people of South Sudan”, said Liv Tørres, Secretary General of Norwegian People’s Aid.

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NPA meeting needs in Gaza

Norwegian People’s Aid has started an extensive Humanitarian Assistance program in Gaza, following the 50 days of war that has left thousands of Palestinians internally displaced, in need of psychosocial support and other forms of emergency aid.

Julie Offerdal

One of the groups that have been severely affected by the war is the fishermen, many of whom have had their livelihoods destroyed.

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Relief Aid started in Gaza

Torunn Aaslund

I have seen massive destruction to life in the Gaza Strip and an extensive effort from the world is required, says country director to Palestine, Jenny Oskarsson. Norwegian People’s Aid has, together with its partner organizations started with emergency relief work to assist the affected community. Monday she signed contracts with the first 5 local partners in Gaza.

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Zimbabwe’s rural women transform their own lives

The Rukweza rural communities in Nyazura have seen great improvements in their lives following the launch of the Rural Women’s Assembly by the Women and Land in Zimbabwe with support from Norwegian People’s Aid.

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Project Manager Humanitarian Disarmament

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2014 Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People’s Aid is a humanitarian organisation rooted in the Norwegian Labour Movement. We work with International Development Partnerships, Humanitarian Mine Action, Rescue Service and First Aid, and Asylum and Integration. Norwegian People’s Aid has approximately 13000 members in Norway and 2200 staff worldwide. We work in 39 countries around the world, and in 2013 we had a turnover of 820 million Norwegian kroner.

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Norwegian People's Aid - Trainer to Develop and Deliver Training of Trainers on Events Management

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2014 Norwegian People's Aid

Norwegian People’s Aid – Lebanon is looking for a Tainer to its Youth Can Do It Training between 21 and 24 November 2014.