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Posts from the ‘e-Prayer’ Category

Northwestern Bangladesh Citizens Finding Ways to Combat Disasters

Disaster prevention in high risk areas is often, if not always, as important as emergency relief efforts. CEDAR’s partner, Lutheran Aid to Medicine in Bangladesh (LAMB), has been promoting social health and development in northwestern Bangladesh for the past 3 years. They strengthened the area’s disaster responses to mitigate damages together with local churches and resident networks...

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Burma: Army Investigation Denies Atrocities Against Rohingya Muslims

The UN, Human Rights Watch, and others have documented numerous serious human rights violations committed by Burmese security forces against the Rohingya in Rakhine State following the October 9, 2016 attacks on three police outposts... In March, the UN Human Rights Council resolved to establish an independent international fact-finding mission to investigate allegations of recent human rights abuses in Burma, especially in Rakhine State. The Burmese government has not said whether it will grant access to the mission...

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Please Continue Your Support to Those Under the Food Crisis of East Africa

CEDAR's partners, Tearfund UK and Ethiopian Guenet Church Development and Welfare Organization (EGCDWO), are providing emergency food, clean water, and health support to 40 thousand individuals in 40 heavily affected villages in southern Ethiopia....

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Ecuador Earthquake and Haiti Hurricane Relief Updates

Ecuador has experienced several earthquakes in April 2016 that caused the death of 650 and the miseries of another 380 thousand. Half a year later, the central American Haiti experienced a tornado that affected 2 million of its countrymen. We are thankful for the support of the Christian body for channeling their funds through us to the member organizations of the Integral Alliance (IA) within both countries, who worked tirelessly in alleviating the situation.

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God Disposes?—Pray for the agriculturally difficult situation in Zimbabwe

Unfortunately, the El noir in the past 3 years have caused severe drought in multiple eastern African countries, and a tremendous amount of people are suffering from famine, especially for countries like Zimbabwe, where over 65% of its population survives on farming. We could not change the weather in any capacities, but we could improve the farming techniques of the people, allowing them to survive and co-exist with the land...

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CEDAR and Partners Respond to Dire Famine in East Africa

Currently, drought and famine in East Africa are putting 20,000,000 lives in grave danger, and imminent humanitarian help is needed. The members of the Integral Alliance (IA) are constantly monitoring the needs of Somali, North Kaya, and Ethiopia and are actively planning to provide relieves...

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