LWR
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

All Updates

524 entries found
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.

09 Jan 2018 description

BY THE NUMBERS

197
Confirmed dead

222
People missing

794,613
People affected

104,690
People displaced from their homes

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Jobs

7 entries found
19 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Sep 2018 Lutheran World Relief

LOCATION: Baltimore, MD

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full Time

DEPARTMENT: General Finance

17 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 26 Jul 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is seeking a highly experienced Yemeni national as a consultant for humanitarian assistance work. Primary function of the consultant is to assist with LWR’s registration in Yemen and to conduct a landscape analysis of the current humanitarian space and an assessment of the operational context in Yemen.

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 Dec 2018 Lutheran World Relief

The Regional Representative for the Northern Triangle (RR-NT) will lead LWR's efforts to scale-up its presence and impact in the Northern Triangle region of Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras). S/he is the leader for LWR's staff and programs in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. /he will directly supervise the Country Program Managers for El Salvador & Honduras as well as project director/ coordinators in these countries. S/he is responsible for the current annual budget of approx.

12 Jul 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Oct 2018 Lutheran World Relief

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is seeking a consultant with strong business

development skills and knowledge of the Middle East to craft LWR’s business development strategy in the Middle East (specifically Iraq, and Lebanon).

  1. Build an understanding of LWR’s core global technical competencies, interests and review LWR’s past and current Middle East experience - including programming and challenges to obtaining funding.