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Holiday gifts come in all sizes, shapes and colors … the possibilities are endless. But the most precious gifts are the ones that honor the recipient and also provide a very real lifeline for someone struggling to survive. Read more.
Out of the ashes, CWS helps Merapi communities 'start over' Photo: Matt Hackworth/CWS
On a sunny afternoon in Sidorejo Village, Indonesia, 30 kids gathered at a house to play, sing and draw. The children were participating in a CWS program, with recreational activities aimed to make them feel safer in the aftermath of the recent eruption of Mt. Merapi, which has claimed 259 lives and displaced over 369,000 people. Read more.
Southern Sudan: 'We want our children's future to be different' Photo: Paul Jeffrey/Response magazine
Women and men in Southern Sudan have enthusiastically registered to vote in a January referendum on whether their war-torn land will split off from the north of the country. Read more.
Pakistan update: Concerns about health, shelter and food security Photo: Chris Herlinger/CWS
Dr. Qamar Zaman, CWS Health Specialist in Pakistan, talks about the current humanitarian situation and the CWS response as winter approaches and Pakistanis continue their long path toward recovery. Read more.
CWS works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world.