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The Link | WINTER 2016

In this issue of The Link find out how you are helping to show Syrian refugees living in Jordan, and other refugees around the world, we're with them, not against them. Hear directly from Act for Peace's Africa Programs Coordinator Sharon Edington about how you helped save lives in Akula, Ethiopia and discover how your support is helping to empowering Sri Lankan refugees to take control of their lives.

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  • Showing refugees we’re with them, not against them

    This is a story about hope. A story about determination. And a story about how one small idea grew into a movement for change.

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  • Saving lives in Akula

    Sharon Edington, Act for Peace's Africa Programs Coordinator, talks about how your generous gifts to the Christmas Bowl appeal helped to save lives in Akula camp, Ethiopia.

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  • Recovering after Cyclone Winston

    You helped to provide urgent, life-saving assistance to thousands of families affected by Cyclone Winston including food packs, soap and hygiene kits.

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  • On the right track

    James Thomson, Act for Peace’s Associate Director of Policy and Advocacy, is working closely with Sri Lankan refugees in India to help them overcome the uncertainties that stop many from returning home.

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  • Sanctuary for asylum seekers

    Earlier this year, thousands of you took to the streets to protest the planned deportation of 267 asylum seekers back to Nauru and demanded the government Let Them Stay. The success of the campaign shows the power of collective action on government decision-making.

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HELP DELIVER PARCELS OF HOPE TO SYRIAN REFUGEES

 HELP DELIVER PARCELS OF HOPE TO SYRIAN REFUGEES

Refugees like Rasha and her family fled Syria with nothing and now face a new problem: hunger. Your gift today can help provide families like Rasha’s with urgently needed rations including rice, lentils, oil, tinned tomatoes and tuna. It could also provide basic hygiene items for children or access to medical care. Most importantly, it will show Syrian refugees that you care.

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