Posts tagged with ‘conflict’

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Urgent Appeal: Africa Relief

by Karen Bokma

An unprecedented number of people across the African continent are in need due to natural disaster and violent conflict. While we may not hear about these crises in the media, they are no less real. We are called to respond and we need your help. So many are affected by disasters not of their own […]

Recovery and Relief in Africa and the Middle East

by Karen Bokma

PWS&D recently committed funding to five emergency responses in Africa and the Middle East. The projects that PWS&D is supporting are all in response to ongoing violent conflict in the regions where they are taking place. Responding through Canadian Foodgrains Bank, PWS&D is supporting partners in Juba in South Sudan, where tens of thousands of […]

South Sudan: 12-year-old girl flees attack in middle of the night

by Karen Bokma

Canadian Foodgrains Bank Executive Director Jim Cornelius and Communications Officer Amanda Thorsteinsson traveled to South Sudan to visit CFGB member projects responding to the needs of people affected by civil war and hunger. The following is a report from their trip. When I hear stories about what people have suffered in South Sudan, it’s easy […]