Updates

List

Showing 61 - 80 of 95 results

Sudan

Sudan: Gender-based violence and the daughters of Yitro

Now the priest of Midian [Yitro] had seven daughters. They came to draw water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock; but shepherds came and drove them off. Moses rose to their...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Somalia

Somalia: The country that everyone forgets

The tsunami that struck South Asia in 2004 also devastated the coast of the African nation of Somalia. That fact is often forgotten, now that the term "South Asian tsunami" is fixed in our...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

El Salvador + 3 more

Massive flooding in Central America

Consecutive Disasters Under Reported by Media Mean Less Dollars Donated for Relief In a year filled with seemingly unending natural disasters, and coming upon the heels of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Pakistan + 2 more

South Asia Earthquake Relief: October Situation Report

How your donation is being spent - JDC Q&A On Saturday morning, October 8th, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck northern Pakistan, approximately 60 miles northeast of Islamabad. The most severely...

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published

USA

Hurricane Katrina

AJWS joins the nation in mourning the tragic deaths and devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, and in offering our sympathies to those who face the long and difficult task of rebuilding. As happens...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Niger

Food crisis in Niger

In response to a food crisis in Niger and a call by the Jewish community to assist, American Jewish World Service is working to identify local grassroots organizations that can help feed people...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Zimbabwe

AJWS update on Zimbabwe

Almost one million people have been displaced from their homes, causing profound disruption and suffering to families and communities. This is an underreported and misunderstood humanitarian crisis...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Indonesia

AJWS Network ready for action following Indonesia quake

(New York, NY...March 29, 2005) Hundreds of thousands of people in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and India were re-traumatized last night when an 8.7 earthquake hit the shores of a remote Indonesian...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Sudan

AJWS helps restore governmental aid for Darfur

(New York, NY...March 11, 2005) On Friday, March 4, 2005, Jerry Lewis, the chair of the Appropriations Committee in the United States House of Representatives, announced that he had eliminated $150...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Somalia

Somalia's forgotten tsunami victims: AJWS responds

When the monstrous 9.0 magnitude earthquake generated December's tsunami, blazing a deadly trail across the Indian Ocean, all eyes, ears and hearts were focused on Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives,...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Thailand + 5 more

South Asia: Tsunami relief

AJWS is providing humanitarian aid to the people affected by the tsunami caused by one of the worst natural disasters in history. More than 150,000 people are now known to have died, and millions of...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

India + 5 more

AJWS: Asia - Tsunami Relief

AJWS is sending humanitarian aid to the people affected by the tsunami caused by the world's largest earthquake in 40 years. More than 22,000 people are known dead; thousands are still missing, and...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Haiti + 1 more

More aid for Haiti/Dominican Republic, Sep 2004

AJWS is sending more humanitarian aid to the people affected by floods caused by tropical storms in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The island of Hispaniola has already suffered devastation from...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Sudan

More action needed on Sudan

AJWS INCREASES PRESSURE ON U.S. and UN TO TAKE ACTION ON SUDAN New York, NY, September 14, 2004 - American Jewish World Service (AJWS), an international development and emergency relief organization,...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published

Sudan

Jews respond to crisis in Sudan

(New York, NY...August 18, 2004)- Since April, American Jewish World Service has been mobilizing the Jewish community to respond to the massive humanitarian and human rights crisis in Darfur, Sudan,...

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published