Disaster Relief

CARE: Syrian Refugees

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Syrian children pose for a picture in front of their makeshift homes. On the outskirts of Amman, Jordan, hundreds of Syrian refugees have built a tent community because most could not pay the rent in the city anymore. A Syrian teacher, who lives in one of the tents, teaches the refugee students every day. The Jordanian schools are too far away and most cannot afford to pay the transport costs to get to it. A lot of the Syrian children have to work in order to help their families survive.

CARE: How Will You be Remembered?

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CARE began in 1945 helping refugees of WWII. 70 years later CARE is helping the refugees of Syria. This crisis will define a generation. How will you be remembered?

THE SALVATION ARMY WORLD SERVICE OFFICE: Papua New Guinea Flooding

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Sorting relief supplies in Papua New Guinea

The Salvation Army World Service Office was among the first international organizations supporting response efforts when floods swept Papua New Guinea.

EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT: Church Partners Respond to Hurricane Harvey

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Church Partners Respond to Hurricane Harvey

Church Partners Respond to Hurricane Harvey.

Photo credit: Mike Smith / Episcopal Relief & Development

AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD SERVICE OFFICE: Saving El Salvador's Mangroves

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In El Salvador, local rural communities depend on the mangroves and the creatures that thrive in them for food and their livelihood. Mangroves also act as buffers against the threats posed by climate change by bolstering shorelines from rising seawaters and trapping carbon emissions. La Unidad Ecológica Salvadoreña (UNES)—an organization supported by AJWS—is protecting endangered mangrove forests in Ahuachapán Department.

UMCOR: Community health workers

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Community health workers

Community health workers in Sierra Leone.

Photo credit: Mike Dubose / UMCOR

UNICEF: Siblings

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Siblings walking together.

Siblings Hundee Klatalay, 8, Yupa Wahup, 5, and Hunda Klatalay, 10, walk to school at Ban Triem Early Childhood Development Centre in the town of Ban Triem, Kuraburi District, in Phang Nga Province.

 

Photo credit: UNICEF

UNICEF: Disaster Strikes

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A family at an evacuation center.

Elna Cirilo with Nicole, 6, and Cyrus, 5, at Barangay Bagong Silangan evacuation center.

 

Photo credit: Andy Brown / UNICEF

AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD SERVICE: Rejoicing

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Members of the Jogbahn clan in Liberia.

Members of Liberia’s Jogbahn clan rejoice after saving their village from an attempted land grab, with help from AJWS grantee Sustainable Development Institute (SDI).

Photo credit: Jonathan Torgovnik

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