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WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 2017

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August 19, 2017 | Posted in Press release | By

One Million! On this World Humanitarian Day we have a sad reflection as reports indicate that the number of South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda has now hit (and probably passed) 1 million. This is the sad reality of the

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SOMALIA – SOMALILAND

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July 10, 2017 | Posted in Humanitarian intervention, Somalia/Somaliland | By

REPORTER: Milward Mwamvani – International Aid Services Three weeks ago I returned from visiting the Sanaag Region of Somaliland/Somalia, following up on IAS’ various interventions. It was initially very encouraging to see the sprouting grass and fresh shoots from the desert

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I also need water.. close!

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June 7, 2017 | Posted in Civil Society Development (CSD), Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Quality, Security, Uganda, Water | By

ANGOLO EAST VILLAGE – Ailang District – UGANDA Walking long distances to fetch water takes time and effort. The heavy responsibility usually falls upon women and girls which means that girls don’t have time to go to school. Walking long distances

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PLATE FOR PLATE – Linas Matkasse

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May 10, 2017 | Posted in Kenya, Plate For Plate - Linas Matkasse | By

10,242 PUPILS FROM 37 SCHOOLS   School feeding in Tharaka – KENYA WHERE? In Tharaka Nithi County, one of the semi-arid regions of Kenya, where the rains are erratic and unreliable making reliance on them untenable. Water levels continue to

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Drought in Somalia Somaliland

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April 18, 2017 | Posted in Humanitarian intervention, Somalia/Somaliland | By

REPORTER: Milward Mwamvani “I had one hundred animals (sheep, goats and camels), but now I only have 20, and I do not know how long they will survive.” These were the words of Hawa Darmar in Tura Village, Garadag District

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VOICE humanitarian roundtable meeting in Stockholm

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March 7, 2017 | Posted in Press release | By

PICTURES: Håkan Björk VOICE (Volontary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies) What should the EU´s humanitarian priorities be in 2017/2018? VOICE, with it’s swedish members organized a “roundtable” with the intention to bring together the national humanitarian perspectives from the Scandinavian

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THE REFUGEE CRISIS IN UGANDA

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February 16, 2017 | Posted in Humanitarian intervention, South Sudan, Uganda | By

See the film above. IAS is on ground – responding to the South Sudan refugee crisis –  together with other sister agencies, and the challenge is huge since there isn’t sufficient funds to take care of this immense catastrophe.(Photo: Andreas Zetterlund

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