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23 Jan 2014 | Blog | Long-term Development
Most people in the West know of leprosy only from history books and the Bible. The disease is much less contagious than it’s made out to be, and its progress is easily stopped with cheap medicine. But in a few developing countries, neither the illness nor leper colonies are a thing of the past.
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30 Aug 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
This Father’s Day we remember all fathers around the world – especially those who are looking after their families in difficult situations. Fawaz is the father of newborn twins, and he and his family are currently living in Jordan, after fleeing from the conflict in Syria.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe