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25 Jan 2011 description

Clean and safe drinking water is so common in the developed world, that most people take it for granted. However for a majority of those who live in rural Somalia and Ethiopia, clean water is a luxury that is hard to come by.

This is a problem not only for villagers and nomads, but also for their cattle, which are relied upon for milk, meat, and trade.

In an effort to make water more accessible to people in the Horn of Africa, Life for Relief and Development commissioned the digging of several new water wells.

31 Dec 2007 description

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By: Raeed Tayeh

The latest reports from different countries for 2007.

ETHIOPIA

In the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, 232 families with orphaned children were provided food baskets, just in time for Eid-ul-Fitr. This project was completed in cooperation with American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA).

PALESTINE

In the Gaza Strip, where things continue to go from bad to worse in one of the world's most densely populated areas, LIFE was able to provide food baskets to 500 families.