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Haiti

Schools opening in Haiti

It is ten months since the earthquake devastated Haiti, killing over 230,000 people and affecting millions. Despite the huge amounts of money pledged by Governments and raised by agencies the pace of...

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Haiti

Complan based supplementary feeding for 252 children in Haiti

In the slum area of Cité Soleil, Haiti many children are malnourished and underweight. Despite the massive aid operation not enough food is reaching those most in need. WER partner, the Good...

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Update from DR Congo 22 Mar 2010

On Friday World Emergency Relief (WER) received news that another village in Eastern Congo has been destroyed due to the ongoing conflict between the FDLR (Interhamwe rebels) and government forces...

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Kenya

Kenya: Healthier future for rural poor

Whilst health care in the UK is often taken for granted, there are other parts of the world where it is a luxury that many cannot afford. In Oyugis, Kenya, the poor rural community are one such...

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Update from DR Congo

Last December in Marungu a remote and impoverished region in east Congo, government forces moved to crack down on the Interhamwe rebels. With an influx of refugees and fleeing Interhamwe fighters the...

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Haiti

Despite the chaos WER aid is getting through to Haiti

For the injured and sick in capital city Port au Prince and the slums of Cite Soleil, medicine is needed now. WER is providing $2 million worth of pharmaceuticals through International Relief and...

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Haiti

Earthquake in Haiti - Emergency appeal

At 4.53pm local time yesterday Haiti was hit by a massive earthquake. The worst affected areas are the capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding slums of Cite Soleil. Hundreds are feared dead...

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Burundi

Burundi: New health clinic in Gitega

A new Health Clinic is being opened in Gitega, Burundi thanks to funding from St. Mary's Church Reigate. Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world. Hunger and disease are common in a...

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Latest update from DR Congo

Pastor Ruben Kinyama, Director of local NGO ARM Congo, has been sending reports on the developing conflict in and around Marungu, DR Congo. World Emergency Relief UK have just received the following...

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Burundi

Vital medicines arrive in Burundi

Burundi's public health statistics are among the world's most shocking. For every 100,000 people there are 3 doctors available and 1 in 5 children dies before the age of five. The UN estimates that...

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DR Congo

DRC: Hope for Congolese widows

Last month, Atosha, a widow of 19 years old, was amongst those to graduate from a sewing programme for widows and single mothers in DR Congo. Atosha's husband was killed in the recent conflict and,...

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Honduras

WER rushes aid to earthquake victims in Honduras

World Emergency Relief ( WER ) and Rescue Task Force ( RTF ) are responding to the 7.1 earthquake that struck Honduras at 2:20 AM this morning. Team Leader Andrea Stone will depart from Los Angeles...

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Zimbabwe

WER forms network to respond to Zimbabwe cholera crisis

WER has joined forces with a network of international relief organisations in order to rush emergency aid supplies to Zimbabwe as millions of people suffer in the midst of a desperate humanitarian...

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Myanmar

WER Burma relief in full swing

MYANMAR (BURMA) - World Emergency Relief (WER) and Rescue Task Force's (RTF) joint relief team has returned to the United States after spending two weeks providing emergency aid to cyclone victims on...

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China

WER rushes medicine and supplies to China

CHINA - World Emergency Relief (WER) is reaching out to survivors of China's tragic earthquake. WER's global offices rushed a shipment of antibiotics, hygiene packs, flashlights, clothing and other...

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