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Letter from 12 CEOs to Secretary Blinken

Dear Secretary Blinken and Administrator Power: We, the undersigned Chief Executives of 12 humanitarian organizations, are writing to urgently appeal for the U.S. to step up its actions in achieving...

Lebanon + 3 more

Prejudice melts when people of different faiths talk together

By MCC and DPNA staff BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Rayan Dabagh, an 18-year-old Sunni Muslim who lives in Tripoli, Lebanon, admits she used to be afraid to interact with people who did not share her religious...

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Myanmar

Global civil society statement on Myanmar

We, the undersigned organizations, call on the United Nations Security Council to urgently impose a comprehensive global arms embargo on Myanmar to help prevent further violations of human rights...

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Lebanon

MCC responds to layers of need in Beirut

Jan. 28, 2021 BEIRUT, Lebanon – Eight of Alice Joubanian’s grandchildren – all under 8 years old ‒ lived with her and her daughter in a Beirut camp for Armenian refugees when a massive explosion of...

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DR Congo

Displaced by war, working for peace

Raised in the midst of violence, Mulanda Jimmy Juma has dedicated his life to building peace. Mulanda Jimmy Juma currently serves as representative for MCC in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR...

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Lebanon + 2 more

Food, psychosocial support needed after Lebanon explosion

Garry and Kate Mayhew were cleaning up after dinner in their Beirut, Lebanon, apartment when they felt the ground shake just before they heard the boom, so loud and so powerful it threw them to the...

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Syria + 6 more

MCC distributes COVID-19 kits in Middle East

By Emily Jones Summary: To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among displaced people and refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, MCC and local partners distributed hygiene supplies. Refugees and...

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Kenya

Supporting COVID-19 prevention with handwashing stations

By Linda Espenshade NAIROBI, Kenya – Mathare settlement isn’t an easy place to stay clean and healthy on an ordinary day, so preventing COVID-19 from infecting people in a crowded slum of Kenya’s...

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Zimbabwe

Addressing conflict caused by limited resources

Zimbabwe Brethren in Christ Church partner teaches peacebuilding in its agriculture training By Emily Jones As climate change takes its toll on Zimbabwe, millions who rely on agriculture are...

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DR Congo

New latrines and water systems mean improved health in DR Congo

By Linda Espenshade BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo ‒The six new boys’ toilets and the six new girls’ toilets at Institute Katuze Secondary School are so much better than the two old pit...

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