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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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Norwegian People’s Aid staff killed in South Sudan

It’s with a heavy heart Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) today has received the sad news that our good colleague Gabriel Yien Gach was shot and killed in Maban County in South Sudan this morning. His family is informed about the tragic loss.

– Our thoughts are first and foremost with Gabriel Yien Gach's family and our colleagues in South Sudan, says Ms. Kathrine Raadim, Head of International Department in NPA.

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Concerned over ISIL's push in Iraq and Syria

“We are deeply concerned about the last month’s advancements of ISIL on Iraq and Syria and the lack of international engagement,” says Secretary General of Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA), Liv Tørres.

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NPA assessing response in Iraq

Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is currently assessing the situation and how to respond following the incident last week where Iraqi Christians were forced to flee Mosul after Islamist militants gave them the option of joining Islam, paying a fine, or "facing the sword”.