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The most up-to-date summaries of our work in emergencies.
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First-hand accounts and stories from those who experience, implement and live day-to-day CWS work around the globe.
May 18, 2018
Situation Severe flooding in Kenya has displaced more than 311,000 people, killing 132 and injuring 23, according to the National Disaster Management Agency. More than 6,000 livestock have been killed, and flood waters have submerged more than 9,500 acres of farmland. Infrastructure including houses, health centers, schools and roads have been damaged or destroyed. About […]
May 16, 2018
Situation Severe flooding in nine counties across Kenya has displaced more than 244,000 men, women and children and has destroyed seasonal crops across an estimated 8,500 acres of land. Most displaced households are living in temporary shelters or are being hosted by extended family. Flood waters have washed out roads, cutting market supplies and leaving […]
April 27, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2018 Contact: Wardah Khalid | firstname.lastname@example.org | 202.733.5151 Church World Service Decries Nepal TPS Termination Washington, D.C. – Church World Service condemned the news that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was terminated for Nepal, effective June 24, 2019. Thousands of Nepalis will soon lose their work authorization and become vulnerable for […]
February 28, 2018
Situation Severe weather has swept across the American midwest in recent weeks. Flooding has devastated communities in northern Indiana and nearby parts of Michigan; Indiana declared a state of emergency for 22 counties. CNN reports that flash flood warnings or states of emergency have been issued in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. Flooding is also anticipated in Kentucky, Tennessee and […]
February 13, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2018 CONTACT: email@example.com | 202-733-5151 Church World Service Rejects President Trump’s Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2019 Slashes refugees assistance overseas, dismantles resettlement & throws money at border wall, detention & deportation Washington, D.C. – Church World Service rejects President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, which was released […]