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The Link | winter 2015

In this issue of The Link find out how together we are healing the children of Gaza, making sure sick children get the crucial medical treatment they need. Read about Community Disaster Risk Manager Moana’s mission to keep people safe in Tonga and hear the inspiring story about how thousands of people from all over the country came together last month in an act of solidarity that proved Australians want to do more for refugees.

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  • Healing the children of Gaza

    Fatima is a Palestinian mother. With your support, she works as a midwife with Act for Peace’s local partner, working tirelessly to make sure sick children get the the crucial medical treatment they need.

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  • Saving lives when disaster strikes

    Growing up in Tonga, Moana knows all too well the death and destruction that tropical cyclones can cause. But as a Community Disaster Risk Manager she’s also seen how the right training and preparation can save lives.

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  • Life inside the world's largest prison

    Gaza: they call it ‘the world’s largest prison’. While the fighting has stopped for now, women, children, the elderly and disabled continue to suffer from the ongoing legacies of war.

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  • Australia stands up for refugees

    People from all over the country came together last month to take The Ration Challenge, an act of solidarity that proved Australians want to do more for refugees.

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  • We're for Australian Aid

    The 2015 Budget was announced in May, and the news wasn’t good for Australian Aid. The Government’s cuts mean that Australia is now one of the least generous developed nations in the world.

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  • Demanding a humanitarian approach to refugees

    Once again Australia is being shamed in the international community for its inhumane and immoral stance on refugees and asylum seekers.

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  • Emergency update

    The world was moved by the recent devastating events in Vaunatu and Nepal. But through your generosity, you are bringing comfort and hope to the survivors of those terrible disasters. Thank you.

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  • Helping communities recover and rebuild in Vanuatu

    Cyclone Pam was the worst natural disaster to hit Vanuatu in decades. It left the island nation devastated, destroying over 90 per cent of the crops the population relies on for food.

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heal the children of gaza

heal the children of gaza

The UN estimates that there are over 370,000 children in Gaza who need trauma counselling urgently. It is important for these children to be treated as soon as possible, as their recovery is much faster and more effective when treated in the early stages.

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