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World Renew Will Respond to Indonesia Earthquakes

2019-10-15T20:41:51+00:00August 10th, 2018|Disaster Response, IDR, Our Stories, Philippines|

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck East Lombok, Indonesia on Sunday July 29th, followed by a second 7.0 earthquake one week later on Sunday, August 5th in Northern Lombok. Besides the hundreds of related aftershocks, a third earthquake followed with a magnitude 5.9 August 9th, this time centred Northeast of Mataram City, creating panic and hindering rescue efforts.

Are you ready to EMBARK?

2019-10-15T20:41:58+00:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Disaster Response, IDR, Uganda|

(UGANDA) Greetings from a bright-blue-sky Kampala, Uganda! This is our first newsletter of 2018 and I don’t think it’s too late to wish you a blessed new year! As I write this, I am reminded of theologian John Mbiti’s famous quote “I am because WE are and, since we are, therefore I am”—my favorite description of the traditional African values of community support and cohesion.