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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.

01 Dec 2010 description

Clean and safe drinking water is so common in the developed world, that most people take it for granted.

01 Sep 2009 description

LIFE for Relief and Development began distributing food baskets to needy families at the beginning of the holy month. These distributions took place in many countries around the world.

In anticipation of the donations that it expected to receive during Ramadan, LIFE for Relief and Development began distributing food baskets to needy families at the beginning of the holy month. These distributions took place in many countries around the world so far.

In Damascus, LIFE Syria prepared an initial Ramadan distribution for 130 families.

29 Jul 2009 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 Ethiopia, clean water is a luxury that is hard to come by.

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

In an effort to alleviate the suffering of rural Ethiopians and help improve their economic situation, LIFE for Relief and Development has commissioned the digging of eight water wells in the center of the country.

23 Dec 2008 description

Afghanistan

In Kabul, Laghman, and Nangahar, 763 families received packages of fresh Udhiyah meat.

Iraq

Over 10,000 pounds of fresh meat was distributed to 2,300 poor Iraqi families, as well as a number of orphans, in the provinces of Baghdad, Anbar, Diyala, and Mosul.

Jordan

Udhiyah meat was distributed to 580 families living in Palestinian refugee camps and isolated rural villages.

Lebanon

In the governorates of Tripoli and Sidon LIFE distributed Udhiyah meat to 130 needy families.

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.

03 Mar 2006 description

Severe droughts in the Horn of Africa have left millions of people on the brink of starvation. An estimated 11 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and Djibouti are in need of immediate assistance.

"I lost one of my children two weeks ago" says Fadmo Muhammad to a BBC reporter in the Somali region of Ethiopia. "She died of diarrhea because she was malnourished. We have almost no food. Only donated wheat and a little oil but no milk. I am very frightened that my two other children will die as well. They are both sick"