Monthly Archives: December 2010

Women and girls brutally abused in refugee camps

When the Burundian and congolese women ran away from their homes to the refugee camps, they expected to find safety and protection. Instead, they simply escaped one type of violence in Burundi to face other forms of abuse in the … Continue reading

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Congo-Forgotten Crisis

Conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo have caused an estimated 5.4 million deaths since 1998. Most perished from disease and malnutrition. Violence continues to rage with women and girls suffering increasingly brutal attacks. The vast majority … Continue reading

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Cyclone Giri in Myanmar

  Cyclone Giri, which struck the northwestern coast  of Myanmar destroyed houses, schools and health centers and an estimated 250,000 people are in need of urgent assistance.  This led to lack of safe water, healthcare, food and shelter. This condition led … Continue reading

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