LWR
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

All Updates

525 entries found
07 Aug 2018 description

NEW INFORMATION AND HIGHLIGHTS

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok on August 5, 2018.

Communities are most in need of food, drinking water, sanitation facilities, clothes, blankets, medical care and medicine, psychosocial support, and temporary shelter materials, like tarpaulins.

Lutheran World Relief has committed $50,000 to support the initial response activities.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

18 Jul 2018 description

BY THE NUMBERS

1.5 million
Venezuelans fled since early 2017

353,000
Venezuelan refugees currently in Peru

20,000
Asylum applications in Peru in 2017

1,000 +
Venezuelans entering Peru daily

Source: UNHCR, Venezuela Situation Appeal, 2018
USAID Venezuela Regional Crisis Fact Sheet #2

SITUATION OVERVIEW

21 May 2018 description

BY THE NUMBERS

  • 311,164 people displaced

  • 132 confirmed dead

  • 40 counties affected

Source: UNOCHA. Flash Update #5 Floods in Kenya. 10 May 2018

NEW INFORMATION AND HIGHLIGHTS

Lutheran World Relief has committed an initial $25,000 for food and non-food item distribution in one of the temporary camps in Tana River County, which currently hosts about 3,000 families.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

04 May 2018 description

NEW INFORMATION AND HIGHLIGHTS

Lutheran World Relief has committed an initial $25,000 for food and non-food item distribution in one of the temporary camps in Tana River County, which currently hosts about 3,000 families.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Floods and heavy rains in Kenya have now displaced at least 244,407 people across the country. The death toll has risen to 80 people and 33 have been injured according to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). More than 100,000 people are affected in Tana River County alone.

29 Apr 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide, Catholic Relief Services, American Refugee Committee International, Africare, United Nations Population Fund, UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, World Health Organization, UN Development Programme, UN Volunteers, Italian Red Cross, UNOPS, Tearfund, UN Observer Mission in Georgia, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, CARE, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UN Department of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea, Caritas, Pact, UN Department of Political Affairs, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Food Programme, UN Human Settlements Program, Mercy Corps, UN Children's Fund, Médecins du Monde, Lutheran World Relief, International Rescue Committee, Operation USA, International Medical Corps, Relief International, UN Mission in Sudan, UN Interim Force in Lebanon, Refugees International, UN Department of Safety and Security, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Action by Churches Together International, HelpAge International, Save the Children, Plan International, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Médecins Sans Frontières, UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, Women's Refugee Commission, ChildFund International, UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, World Renew, Monaco Red Cross, UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.

We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.

Jobs

12 entries found
19 Sep 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 Sep 2018 Lutheran World Relief

About the Organization:

19 Sep 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Request for Propsals

I.T Support Services 1st Oct. 2018 to 30**th** Sept. 2019

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is a US-based non-profit organization that operates in rural development projects and responds to humanitarian disasters throughout the world.

LWR currently seeking proposals to provide in-country and occasional on-site IT support to offices in Kenya for the fiscal year (FY) 2019, starting 1st October 2018 to 30th September 2019.

27 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Desde 1985, LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF (LWR) ha venido trabajando en Colombia apoyando a comunidades afectadas por el conflicto interno y el desplazamiento forzado prestando asistencia para los procesos de reasentamiento de la mano de organizaciones socias locales, redes nacionales de desarrollo rural y el gobierno colombiano. Igualmente trabajamos con familias de pequeños productores para promover prácticas climáticamente inteligentes y aumentar el grado de participación de los productores en las cadenas de valor agrícola, en especial dentro de la industria del cacao y del café.

22 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Se espera que el Especialista en Contabilidad aplique los cinco valores centrales de LWR: gratitud, vocación, acompañamiento, gestión responsable e innovación. Gratitud en sus interacciones con el equipo de trabajo, los proveedores, las instituciones y las personas que hacen posible que los servicios se presten a los grupos prioritarios de LWR. Vocación porque será necesario que dedique el 100% de su tiempo a LWR y renuncie a otras oportunidades de empleo, incluido el trabajo por cuenta propia.

22 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 Lutheran World Relief

El/la director(a) del proyecto dirige y dirige la implementación del proyecto "Fortalecimiento Comunitario basado en la organización para la preparación y mitigación de desastres" en los departamentos de Usulután y Morazán. El/la director(a) del proyecto del Proyecto es responsable de las siguientes actividades:

a. Implementar actividades del proyecto y asegurar el cumplimiento del alcance y los objetivos identificados