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Sudan/Darfur: ACT/Caritas Appeal SDN101-EA 40/2009

Norwegian Church Aid Darfur Programme Appeal Target: US$ 12,327,679 (EUR 8,629,376 ) 22nd December 2009 Dear Colleagues, As we appeal to our member organisations for their support for the NCA Darfur...

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Jan Egeland: Saving human lives is no place for amateurs

NEW YORK - The way ACT International handled the tsunami catastrophe is an example for others. The members were effective; they understood the need for coordination. "They did well". These are the...

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Gaza: Healing the traumatized city

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - By Thomas Ekelund "My child has stopped talking" one woman says. "I have a boy who is 15 years old. Since the war he has become a bed-wetter. He can't go to the bathroom at...

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Indonesia

Indonesia: West Sumatra: In the ruins; "A place called home"

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - By: Ilmi Suminar The earthquake has changed many lives in West Sumatra. They've lost their houses and loved ones. Yusmaida, 43, is one of the earthquake-affected people in...

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Pakistan: Security hinders assistance from reaching many IDPs

Geneva, December 16 Issued by Church World Service-Pakistan/Afghanistan and Norwegian Church Aid Background: Since the start of December, immediately following the Eid holidays in Pakistan, terrorist...

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Pakistan

World AIDS Day - Creativity key for HIV work in Pakistan

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - By Sidney Traynham/CWS-P/A ISLAMABAD-For vulnerable Pakistanis, lack of access to basic information on HIV is almost an epidemic in itself. But this epidemic spreads by...

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Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma): Education that saves lives

By Stefan HÃ¥kansson GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The next time a cyclone hits Myanmar (Burma), the population in 50 villages will know what to do. These people have attended an ACT International "cyclone...

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Pakistan

ACT Situation Report: Pakistan - PAK091 IDP Response

Background Geneva, November 27, 2009 - As the Pakistani military continues its operations against extremist militants in South Waziristan, some 400,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have...

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