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Ekklesia
Drought and crop failure put 2.2 million Zimbabweans at riskErratic rains and unusual mid-season droughts over the past year have triggered
Drought and crop failure put 2.2 million Zimbabweans at risk
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
Erratic rains and unusual mid-season droughts over the past year have triggered critical levels of crop failure in Zimbabwe, leaving more than two million people in need of urgent food assistance in the coming lean months, according to the World Food... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid welcomes signing of South Sudan Compromise Peace AgreementChristian Aid has welcomed the signing of the South Sudan Compromise Peace Agre
Christian Aid welcomes signing of South Sudan Compromise Peace Agreement
Ekklesia / Posted 2 days ago
Christian Aid has welcomed the signing of the South Sudan Compromise Peace Agreement and called on all parties involved to observe the Cessation of Hostilities, which is to be implemented within 72 hours of the signing, starting from 29... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Islamic Climate Change Declaration Rooted in FaithCairo — The first Islamic declaration on global climate change was widely welco
Islamic Climate Change Declaration Rooted in Faith
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cairo — The first Islamic declaration on global climate change was widely welcomed last week for framing the problem as a moral issue and trying to engage the world's 1.6 billion Muslims in efforts to fight climate change. But some climate experts... Read more
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SciDev.net
Islamic climate change declaration rooted in faith[CAIRO] The first Islamic declaration on global climate change was widely welco
Islamic climate change declaration rooted in faith
SciDev.net / Posted 3 days ago
[CAIRO] The first Islamic declaration on global climate change was widely welcomed last week for framing the problem as a moral issue and trying to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims in efforts to fight climate change. But some climate experts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza BlockadeMore than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith,
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza Blockade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
More than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organizations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press the Israeli government to lift the blockade on Gaza and... Read more
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walesonline
Nurse cycles across Wales in a day to raise money for charityNurse Jo Davies is cycling the length of Wales in a day to raise money for char
Nurse cycles across Wales in a day to raise money for charity
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Nurse Jo Davies is cycling the length of Wales in a day to raise money for charity Christian Aid and mark its 70th anniversary. Jo, whose husband John is the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, will pedal 190 miles from Caernarfon to Chepstow in one day... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gatherWhen the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN co
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gather
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
When the thousands of delegates and hangers-on meet in Paris for the 21st UN conference on climate change in December, few of them will consider the amount of carbon dioxide they are to push into the atmosphere as they take trains, planes and motor... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Career Prospects: What to do with your degree in Social Science"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Career Prospects: What to do with your degree in Social Science
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks Of all the academic disciplines, social science is perhaps the hardest to define. At its simplest, it is the study of human society and social... Read more
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birminghammail
"My family went without food. You feel so helpless that you can’t provide for your family"Malawi is a country carpeted with cornfields. But the nation’s favourite food i
"My family went without food. You feel so helpless that you can’t provide for your family"
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
Malawi is a country carpeted with cornfields. But the nation’s favourite food is causing millions to go hungry. To mark Christian Aid Week MARY GRIFFIN visits south east Africa to find out why. A long queue snakes around the corner of a busy street... Read more
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birminghammail
Malawi - a country hungry for changeGlobal hunger is accepted as a sad fact of life but, according to a new campaig
Malawi - a country hungry for change
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
Global hunger is accepted as a sad fact of life but, according to a new campaign, the solutions are within our reach. Ahead of Christian Aid Week, MARY GRIFFIN visits Malawi to find out why millions continue to go hungry in a world where there is... Read more
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Ekklesia
Surge in Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes condemnedThirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organisations are calling
Surge in Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes condemned
Ekklesia / Posted 8 days ago
Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organisations are calling on world leaders to take urgent action to halt ongoing demolitions and hold the government of Israel accountable for the wanton destruction of Palestinian property and of... Read more
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Ekklesia
International organisations condemn demolition of Palestinian homes21st August 2015 Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organiza
International organisations condemn demolition of Palestinian homes
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
21st August 2015 Thirty-one aid, faith, human rights, and development organizations are calling on world leaders to take urgent action to halt ongoing demolitions and hold the government of Israel accountable for the wanton destruction of... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
One industry that will never boycott IsraelThe Oxfam logo. Photo from shutterstock.com The boycott movement’s plan to iso
One industry that will never boycott Israel
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
The Oxfam logo. Photo from shutterstock.com The boycott movement’s plan to isolate Israel may flounder or prosper. Call that a truism. Whether boycotters prosper, depends on a certain industry not joining the boycott. Call that a paradox. The... Read more
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Christian Today
Marikana massacre: still no justice, three years onIn August 2012 police fired at protesting miners outside a South African mine i
Marikana massacre: still no justice, three years on
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
In August 2012 police fired at protesting miners outside a South African mine in Rustenburg, 100 km northwest of Johannesburg. August 16, 2012 was a hugely significant and sad day in South Africa's mining history. I remember all too well how my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Christian Aid Welcomes First Islamic Declaration On Climate ChangeChristian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched toda
Christian Aid Welcomes First Islamic Declaration On Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Christian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched today at the world's first international Islamic climate symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey. The strong declaration, signed by representatives from a broad spectrum of the... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid welcomes Muslim declaration on climate changeChristian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched toda
Christian Aid welcomes Muslim declaration on climate change
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
Christian Aid has welcomed the Islamic Climate Change Declaration launched today (18 August) at the world’s first international Islamic climate symposium held in Istanbul, Turkey. The strongly worded declaration, signed by representatives from a... Read more
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Ekklesia
Church of Scotland Youth Assembly urges action on climate changeA call for the Church of Scotland to partially divest from fossil fuels has bee
Church of Scotland Youth Assembly urges action on climate change
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
A call for the Church of Scotland to partially divest from fossil fuels has been made by the National Youth Assembly at its gathering over the weekend of 15-16 August. Partial divestment would involve looking carefully at any investments the church... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Five things we learned as Liverpool beat BournemouthThe Cherries thought they had got off to the perfect start when Tommy Elphick b
Five things we learned as Liverpool beat Bournemouth
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
The Cherries thought they had got off to the perfect start when Tommy Elphick bounced a header past Simon Mignolet in the Reds goal, only for referee Craig Pawson to chalk it off, citing a foul by the Bournemouth defender on Dejan Lovren. Pawson's... Read more
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Ekklesia
New help for thousands of flood-hit families in India and PakistanMore than 16,000 of the most vulnerable people in flood-hit areas of India and
New help for thousands of flood-hit families in India and Pakistan
Ekklesia / Posted 15 days ago
More than 16,000 of the most vulnerable people in flood-hit areas of India and Pakistan will get help such as food, water and shelter following a grant of £158,000 to Christian Aid from the UK’s Start Fund. “These new and additional funds will allow... Read more
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Harrow Times
Neighbour's plea for dumped clothing to be donated to charityAbandoned sweaters and jeans line the pavements as a woman urges people to stop
Neighbour's plea for dumped clothing to be donated to charity
Harrow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Abandoned sweaters and jeans line the pavements as a woman urges people to stop leaving their unwanted clothes on the streets. Susan Le Baigue, of Turner Road, Edgware, is appealing to people across Harrow to take their old, unwanted clothes into a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Identify Ebola Challenges in KailahunAlthough Kailahun was declared Ebola free more than 200 days ago, stakeholders
Stakeholders Identify Ebola Challenges in Kailahun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Although Kailahun was declared Ebola free more than 200 days ago, stakeholders in the eastern district are not oblivious that the virus could return. Thus, in collaboration with Social Enterprise for Development (SEND) Foundation, they have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama's Speeches - Talking At a ContinentThere is nothing that President Obama told Africans that they did not already k
Obama's Speeches - Talking At a Continent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
There is nothing that President Obama told Africans that they did not already know. Crucially, America is a major pillar of world capitalism that is entirely responsible for Africa's numerous problems. But while Obama sermonised the continent, he... Read more
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Independent
Moving pictures of Israel-Gaza conflict drawn by Palestinian children go on show to mark one year since crisisThe teenagers, aged between 15 and 17, were asked to express their emotions usi
Moving pictures of Israel-Gaza conflict drawn by Palestinian children go on show to mark one year since crisis
Independent / Posted 23 days ago
The teenagers, aged between 15 and 17, were asked to express their emotions using a pencil as part of art therapy classes offered to them with support from Christian Aid and other international development organisations. The pictures show moving... Read more
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Ekklesia
''Through Young Eyes' exhibition of art by Gaza teenagers opens in London'Through Young Eyes', a series of drawings by Palestinian teenagers who lived t
''Through Young Eyes' exhibition of art by Gaza teenagers opens in London
Ekklesia / Posted 24 days ago
'Through Young Eyes', a series of drawings by Palestinian teenagers who lived through last year’s Israel-Gaza conflict, will be exhibited at London’s P21 gallery, from 7-22 August as part of Gaza on Gaza, a wider exhibition of work by Palestinian... Read more
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Ekklesia
Christian Aid welcomes Sustainable Development Goals dealIntense negotiations between 193 countries have produced an agreement which wil
Christian Aid welcomes Sustainable Development Goals deal
Ekklesia / Posted 26 days ago
Intense negotiations between 193 countries have produced an agreement which will open a new era in the fight against poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, Christian Aid said yesterday (3 August). Speaking after negotiators in New York... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the capital and Surrey at the weekend for the annual RideLondon challenge. Cyclists whizz round the corner by Elys in Wimbledon Roads normally used to the roar of passing... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the capital and Surrey at the weekend for the annual RideLondon challenge. Cyclists whizz round the corner by Elys in Wimbledon Roads normally used to the roar of passing... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the
Inspirational stories spur on riders to complete 100 mile RideLondon challenge 2015
Kingston Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
Tyres burned rubber and saddles shook as 25,000 cyclists thundered through the capital and Surrey at the weekend for the annual RideLondon challenge. Cyclists whizz round the corner by Elys in Wimbledon Roads normally used to the roar of passing... Read more
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Ekklesia
Soap star gets quizzing for charityEastenders star Kara Tointon is helping put the fun into fundraising by backing
Soap star gets quizzing for charity
Ekklesia / Posted 27 days ago
Eastenders star Kara Tointon is helping put the fun into fundraising by backing this year’s nationwide Quizaid during Christian Aid Week (10 – 16 May 2009), which aims to raise vital funds for the world’s poorest communities. Last year Quizaid... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Yazidis yearn for their Sinjar home one year after Isis forced them to flee | Liz FordIn the early hours of 3 August 2014, facing little resistance from the Kurdish
Yazidis yearn for their Sinjar home one year after Isis forced them to flee | Liz Ford
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
In the early hours of 3 August 2014, facing little resistance from the Kurdish forces, Isis began a killing spree that would last for days and result in the death of hundreds of people, and the abduction of scores more. The family walked for six... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East vicars prove they're tough mudders in gruelling charity challengeTwo North East vicars proved they’re real tough mudders after completing a grue
North East vicars prove they're tough mudders in gruelling charity challenge
chroniclelive / Posted 29 days ago
Two North East vicars proved they’re real tough mudders after completing a gruelling assault course to help raise funds for charity. Tough Mudder is an endurance event in which participants attempt a military-style obstacle course, designed and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
An Open Letter to Obama - We Need Your Partnership in the Fight Against Climate ChangeWith about one billion people, Africa contributes very little to cause the clim
An Open Letter to Obama - We Need Your Partnership in the Fight Against Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
With about one billion people, Africa contributes very little to cause the climate problem but its people are among the most seriously harmed. The US, which accounts for nearly a third of greenhouse gas emissions now causing climate change, should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICRICT Commissioners Call for Intergovernmental Tax Body At FFD3At today's Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Tax
ICRICT Commissioners Call for Intergovernmental Tax Body At FFD3
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
At today's Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT) Live Debate on global tax reform, Alison Holder, Oxfam's policy advisor said: "The ICRICT Commission's visionary proposals on reforming tax are aimed right... Read more
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Ekklesia
Filipino priest to call for church action on climate change at GreenbeltA Filipino priest who witnessed the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is a g
Filipino priest to call for church action on climate change at Greenbelt
Ekklesia / Posted 30 days ago
A Filipino priest who witnessed the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is a guest speaker at this year’s Greenbelt Festival. Father Herbert Fadriguela will speak at the Christian Aid venue on site about the role his church in the Philippines... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Christian and Muslim Leaders Played "Essential Role" in Tackling the Ebola VirusFaith leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia played an "essential role" in stemmin
Christian and Muslim Leaders Played "Essential Role" in Tackling the Ebola Virus
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
Faith leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia played an "essential role" in stemming the spread of the Ebola virus, according to a new report, but the delay in involving them in the response cost lives. Keeping the Faith, a joint report by CAFOD,... Read more

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