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15 Sep 2009 description

A dramatic drop in PWS&D donations is threatening programs with partners around the world

It's been a difficult year for many of us in Canada. The global economic downturn has left millions affected through job losses, investment declines and a weakened economy. But while many of us have suffered in Canada, the effects on poorer nations have been truly devastating.

PWS&D has not been immune to the economic downturn. Donations are down significantly and a serious budget shortfall is projected.

12 Feb 2008 description

Following heavy rains in January, central and southern regions of Mozambique are in an emergency flood situation.

Your help is needed to get life-saving supplies to people in need.

Make a donation online, or call PWS&D today at: 416-441-1111 or 1-800-619-7301, ext.

23 May 2007 description


In 2006-2007 PWS&D responded to disasters caused by drought, floods, earthquakes and conflict. Emergency food water and medical supplies were provided in times of desperate need while longer-term efforts focused on rebuilding houses and essential community infrastructure. We continue to help communities rebuild after the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia and the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.