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Haiti

Haitian Led Reconstruction & Development

A compilation of recommendation documents from several Haitian civil society and diaspora conferences, organizations and coalitions. This compilation was prepared by a Washington, D.C. based ad-hoc...

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Peru

AJWS Responds to Flooding in Peru

Heavy flooding and landslides from some of the strongest rains in Peru's history have left the indigenous people of Cusco and the surrounding regions of Huancavelica and Puno in crisis. Flood water...

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Kenya

Improving health and nutrition in rural Kenya

In Kenya-a country of nearly 35 million people-malnutrition and hunger are staggering problems, particularly for children, orphans and people living with HIV/AIDS. In the rural, western regions of...

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Haiti + 3 more

AJWS Reports Fall 2009 - Fighting hunger from the ground

Introducing AJWS's campaign to promote local solutions to a global crisis By Leah Kaplan Robins and Josh Berkman The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN's International Covenant on...

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Sri Lanka + 2 more

AJWS announces $3.2 million in new grants

New York, NY; August 18, 2009- AJWS has recently awarded more than $3.2 million to 151 grassroots project partners in 28 countries. The new grants are divided into five categories, which include...

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Sri Lanka

Emergency in Sri Lanka - 11 May 2009

Over the weekend, hundreds of people were killed in the conflict zone of northeastern Sri Lanka. According to a government doctor working in the area, 378 people were killed and over a thousand...

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Sri Lanka

Emergency in Sri Lanka

An AJWS program officer is currently in Sri Lanka, meeting with AJWS grantees. She reports: The situation in Vavuniya urgently needs attention. All Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are being moved...

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Sri Lanka + 5 more

AJWS announces $5.7 million in new grants

February 24, 2009; New York, NY- American Jewish World Service (AJWS) has recently awarded more than $5.7 million to 224 grassroots project partners in 33 countries. This total marks an increase of...

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Sri Lanka

Emergency in Sri Lanka

A humanitarian catastrophe of devastating proportions is underway in Sri Lanka. The "final push" of a decades-long civil war is causing deaths, injuries and displacements of hundreds of thousands of...

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Sudan

275 rabbis urge Secretary Rice to expand Sudan arms embargo

China's Supply of 90% of Sudans's Small Amrs Highlighted as China Assumes Presidency of UN Security Council Oct 1 September 22, 2008; New York, NY - Almost 300 U.S. rabbis representing thousands of...

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