LWR
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

All Updates

527 entries found
11 Oct 2018 description

New Information and Highlights

Lutheran World Relief is working with our local partner to provide food and essential items such as mattresses, blankets and feminine care kits to 1,000 households in two villages in Palu.

We have committed $100,000 to support the response.

Situation Overview

05 Oct 2018 description

NEW INFORMATION AND HIGHLIGHTS

  • A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian province of Central Sulawesi on September 28, 2018. The earthquake caused a deadly tsunami in coastal areas.

  • Communities are most in need of search and rescue operations, ready‐to‐eat food, basic medicines, psychosocial support, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

  • Lutheran World Relief is responding with our local partner, YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU), and has committed $100,000 to support the effort.

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

Jobs

8 entries found
13 Nov 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Dec 2018 Lutheran World Relief

The Deputy Regional Director (DRD) for Operations works in conjunction with the Senior Regional Director (SD) and the Regional DRD for Quality & Growth to provide management, supervisory, and technical support to the Asia & the Middle East Regional Team and in focus countries (Nepal, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq) to efficiently and effectively implement overseas projects, while ensuring programmatic, financial, and legal compliance with LWR and donor policies, procedures, rules & regulations.

13 Nov 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Jan 2019 Lutheran World Relief

The Country Director is the leader-manager for LWR's office in Iraq and the official representative for LWR in the country. Her/his primary responsibilities are to build programs, to represent LWR in the country, to build networks, and to develop relationships with peer organizations, local communities, the host government, and donor agencies; to develop a strategy to pursue and acquire donor funding; and to provide direction and vision to LWR operations and staff, in a manner that is consistent with LWR's vision and values.

13 Nov 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 Lutheran World Relief

The Cocoa Director for MOCCA (Maximizing Opportunities in Coffee & Cocoa in the Americas) is directly responsible for the management of a $10.5 million USDA-FFP budget and implementation of the cacao strategy for the 6 countries in Latin America (Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru & Ecuador). The MOCCA Cocoa Director will liaise closely with high-level research, NGO, and cocoa industry partners stakeholders to meet the goals and targets of the MOCCA project.

26 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) seeks a Senior Agriculture Technical Advisor to provide leadership, management, strategic direction and technical assistance to ensure that LWR’s agriculture programs are designed and implemented consistently, with the highest quality, and in accordance with LWR’s agriculture strategy thus maximizing sustainable impact for smallholder farmers.

24 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 Lutheran World Relief

The Senior Regional Director (SRD) for Africa is primarily responsible for the leadership and management of LWR Africa offices, staff, and programs, in a manner that is consistent with LWR’s vision, values, and strategy. The Africa region covers 13 field offices in 6 countries (Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) with French and English being the working languages. The Africa program comprises a varied portfolio of grants funded by the U.S. Government, European bilateral donors, foundations, and other funders.