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The Link | Winter 2014

In this issue of The Link read about Act for Peace and our partners work in Myanmar and Vanuatu. Find out more about the work we do and the importance of local partnerships and the impact of your actions in Act for Peace's Ration Challenge.

  • Prepared for disaster

    Reducing the impact of Volcanoes in Vanuatu. Clean drinking water is a human right, and in Australia we take running taps and clean, safe drinking water for granted. Yet, for villagers in Vanuatu, disastrous volcanic eruptions constantly threaten their access to this basic necessity.

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  • Local Partnerships Global Impact

    Janet Cousens, Programs & Policy Director at Act for Peace, argues that building local partnerships can often be the most effective way of achieving global change, particularly for communities affected by conflict.

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  • The boy who wouldn’t die. A story of survival.

    David Nyuol Vincent is a Sudanese refugee and Act for Peace volunteer who survived famine, war and 15 years in refugee camps, finally finding a new life in Australia. Read his story of survival with communities in Australia.

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  • Eating like a refugee

    During Refugee Week in June, 100 brave supporters helped us pilot the first ever Act for Peace Ration Challenge, raising an amazing $58,000.

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