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Addressing the policies and prejudices that keep the world’s vulnerable in poverty.
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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.
August 17, 2018
NEW YORK— Church World Service — a global humanitarian organization which was formed in response to the aftermath of World War II — announces that on August 19 its Executive Vice President Maurice A. Bloem will kick off the seventh 100 Mile Hunger Walk campaign, an annual initiative that raises awareness and funds to fight […]
July 16, 2018
SITUATION In its worst weather disaster in decades, Japan is dealing with massive floods and landslides in more than 11 prefectures. These are the result of torrential rain that started in early July. So far, 214 deaths have been confirmed, 19 people remain missing according to CNN, and around 5,000 people reside in evacuation centers […]
June 26, 2018
For Immediate Release: June 26, 2018 Media Contact: Wardah Khalid, email@example.com Supreme Court Upholds Discriminatory Muslim Ban Washington, D.C.–In response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Trump v. Hawaii today upholding President Trump’s immoral and discriminatory ban on travel from several Muslim-majority countries, Church World Service President and CEO John McCullough issued the following […]
May 18, 2018
June 4 Update: Our team has installed 10,000-liter (2,642-gallon) water tanks in six of the seven camps that we identified, and we have made arrangements with the Kenya Red Cross to have the tanks filled with clean water. Portable latrines have been installed in each camp. Hygiene and sanitation education sessions have been conducted and […]
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 […]