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April 2019

Our Work in Sri Lanka: Dairy Co-ops and Irrigation pond rehabilitation

2019.4.25

PWJ has been working in Trincomalee, in the eastern Sri Lanka since 2009, helping Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to resettle and restore their livelihood, after over 26 years of internal conflict divided the country. Over the past 10 years, our work evolved from emergency response, to long-term development projects. Here are some of our current [...]

[IRQ Monitoring Trip Report] A Popular Project in the Refugee Camps (Feb 24-27, 2019)

2019.4.22

It is expected that most of Iraq’s 250,000 Syrian refugees will remain in Iraq for an extended period due to the protracted nature of the Syria crisis. Since the refugees have been living in camps for more than five years and return is not foreseen in the near future, a “tent-free camp” initiative was launched [...]

Supporting the victims of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

2019.4.18

One month has passed since Cyclone Idai ravaged southeast Africa affecting people in Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe. With high winds up to 205 km/hr and heavy rain causing flooding, the cyclone killed over 600 people in Mozambique and caused an estimated USD 770 million in damages. An estimated 400,000 were displaced from their homes [...]