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OPT: Humanitarian crisis in Gaza

An update from our sister organization in Gaza, the Palestinian Medical Relief Society (PMRS): Saturday morning, the 27th of December, Israel started a massive offensive in the Gaza Strip, leaving...

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OPT: Woman in Gaza are in urgent need of medical supplies

Dear Friend, With all of my heart I wish that I did not have to send this appeal. I wish that I did not have to ask you to give generously again and, more than anything, I wish that there was no...

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Cuba + 1 more

Haiti and Cuba emergency response update

After a series of storms devastated Haiti and Cuba last month, MADRE members responded. MADRE was able to send emergency aid to our partner organizations in both countries. Haiti Current Situation ...

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Haiti + 1 more

Haiti's unnatural disaster

We've been doing all we can this week to get emergency support to our partner organizations in Haiti. Haiti- the poorest in the hemisphere-has been slammed by four major storms in the past month...

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Myanmar

Emergency in Burma: Help women rebuild

More than a week after tropical Cyclone Nargis struck, over 60,000 people are feared dead and another 30,000 reported missing. Contaminated water is causing outbreaks of cholera and other diseases,...

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Colombia + 5 more

Violence against women: Sixteen ways women are fighting back

On November 25, 2007, advocates around the world for women's human rights commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and simultaneously launched sixteen days of...

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Nicaragua

Nicaraguan communities devastated by Hurricane Felix

On September 3, Hurricane Felix slammed into the North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua with 160-mile-an-hour winds. Right now, injured and traumatized people have no access to medical care. Emergency...

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Peru

Update on earthquake victims in Peru

Please help Afro-Peruvian and Indigenous families who lost everything in last week's earthquake. We sent you an urgent request for support last week for our Peruvian partner LUNDU, which is working...

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Peru

Urgent request for aid for earthquake victims in Peru

"I opened the door to my house to rescue my children, and the walls caved in, crushing all of them." At 6:40 pm local time yesterday, an earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale hit Peru. Among...

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Peru

MADRE makes urgent call for aid for earthquake victims in Peru

August 16, 2007--New York--In the wake of a magnitude-8.0 earthquake that struck Peruat 6:40 pm local time yesterday, MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, today put out a call...

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Israel + 2 more

War on civilians: A MADRE guide to the Middle East crisis

As the crisis engulfing Gaza, Israel, and Lebanon continues into its second week, MADRE reiterates its call for the protection of civilians in the Middle East. On July 12, MADRE immediately condemned...

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Sudan

Sudan: Update on the crisis in Darfur, 14 Jun 2006

As the crisis in Darfur rages on, into its third year, more than two million people have been forced to flee their homes and are spread across a vast, unprotected area, where they continue to be...

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