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13 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

As we at Lutheran World Relief anticipate the tremendous humanitarian challenges we might face in the coming year, a quote from Desmond Tutu comes to mind: “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness.”

07 Jul 2004 description

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23 Jun 2004 description

Khartoum and Baltimore, June 23, 2004 -- A planeload of food, plastic sheeting and vehicles reached the troubled Darfur region of Sudan this week. The relief cargo, destined for camps near Nyala, is part of a growing interchurch aid effort that Lutheran World Relief supports.

28 May 2004 description

Baltimore, May 28, 2004 -- Lutheran World Relief is supporting water, sanitation and refugee camp construction for up to 30,000 Sudanese people who have recently fled to Chad from the Darfur region of Sudan. Families will also receive tools and seeds to grow food to supplement meager diets as part of the $373,000, five-month project. LWR's local partner will work with the refugees to protect vulnerable women and children from abuse that can occur in camp communities.