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20 Dec 2017 description

BALTIMORE, Dec. 20, 2017 - Lutheran World Relief (LWR), an international NGO working to develop sustainable solutions to poverty, has released its 2018 Early Warning Forecast of regions it is monitoring for potential or worsening humanitarian crises over the coming year: 11 Humanitarian Hotspots for the World to Watch

Ambassador Daniel V. Speckhard, LWR president & CEO, noted that armed conflict is a thread running through the world's current crises.

22 Jan 2002 description

Baltimore, January 22, 2002 - Lutheran World Relief, along with other members of the interchurch emergency alliance, Action by Churches Together (ACT), is responding to urgent needs among refugees who fled their homes following the January 17 eruption of a volcano near Goma, Congo.