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United Republic of Tanzania + 3 more

PWS&D Expands East Africa Drought Response

Famine, food shortages, malnutrition, massive loss of livestock and skyrocketing food prices continue to affect more than 11 million people in East African countries as drought and hunger spread across the region. PWS&D is expanding emergency relief…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Sep 2011

Somalia + 1 more

PWS&D Increases Response in East Africa

As famine and drought continues to spread across countries in the Horn of Africa, PWS&D is increasing its response to this crisis by working through the ACT Alliance to support Somali refugees arriving at the ACT-run…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
01 Aug 2011

Ethiopia

PWS&D Responding to East African Famine

PWS&D is working in partnership with Canadian Foodgrains Bank to support the people of Eastern Africa as they suffer from the worst drought to hit the region in 60 years. The World Food Program estimates at least…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
19 Jul 2011

Malawi

Emergency relief needed following Malawi earthquake

PWS&D is responding the emergency situation in Malawi following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck in the northern end of the country beginning on 23 November and continuing for several weeks. The most powerful earthquake struck on 20…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi

Malawi: PWS&D project update - providing clean water

Millions of people do not have access to one of the most basic requirements of life: clean water. Gifts to PWS&D's Clean Water and Sanitation project are changing this reality through the installation of clean water wells, boreholes, water…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

PWS&D responds to food crisis in Kenya

Prolonged drought, crop failure, loss of livestock and a dramatic rise in the cost of food have led to a food crisis in Kenya. People are at risk of starvation as they are unable to get enough food for…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

"We will have food": Responding to the Zimbabwe crisis

in International A deadly cholera epidemic is spreading rapidly in Zimbabwe and vulnerable communities lacking clean water face an increased risk of seeing an outbreak. The World Health Organization says there are over 80,000 cases and already nearly 4,000 deaths. Food…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Responding to hunger in Zimbabwe

In the grips of a devastating food crisis, with the United Nations predicting that nearly half the country's population, 5.1 million people, will require emergency food aid in the next few months, PWS&D is supporting an ecumenical effort to…

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News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi

Farming for the family in Malawi

For resource-poor farmers in Northern Malawi, growing enough food to support a family is an ongoing challenge. But a Presbyterian World Service & Development project is working to improve the health, food security and soil fertility of approximately 2,000…

Format:
News and Press Release
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PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi

Malawi: Improved farming techniques grow healthy communities

Producing enough food is an ongoing challenge for resource-poor farmers in Northern Malawi. But a Presbyterian World Service & Development-supported program is working to improve the food security, soil fertility and health of about 2,000 households. Mercy, a mother of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
PWS&D
Posted:
21 Mar 2011