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LDS Charities Partners with Global Relief Organizations to Provide Famine Relief in Africa and the Middle East

LDS Charities is partnering with 11 key NGOs and faith-based organizations to respond to the famine crisis in Africa and the Middle East.
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Church volunteers wearing Helping Hands shirts help clean up after a disaster.

How LDS Charities Responds to Emergencies

What happens when disaster strikes? How does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints respond? As the humanitarian arm of a worldwide church, LDS Charities responds to emergencies and needs all over the world. Read this article to learn more.
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Responding to Emergencies in 2017

LDS Charities responded to these and many other needs from disasters around the world. Mudslides in Sierra Leone killed over 1,000 people and left 3,000 residents homeless. LDS Charities and Development Initiative Programme partnered to provide mattresses, food, and water to those affected by this disaster. LDS Charities also offered support to victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, in the Caribbean islands and the southern United States.
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Sandy and Lynn Watson and other volunteers at the wheelchair event in Erbil, Iraq.

Easter in Erbil

LDS Charities representatives in Erbil, Iraq spent their Easter providing wheelchairs to those in need.
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Senior missionaries wearing Mormon Helping Hands vests on a beach in Cambodia.

A Day at the Beach

Lori Thurston, an LDS Charities representative serving in Cambodia, shares a story about cleaning a beachfront with a group of young single adults.
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LDS Charities representatives with a house in Cambodia.

House Repairs in Cambodia

Lori Thurston writes about her experience as an LDS Charities representative in Cambodia, where she is working to repair 22 homes in one part of the country.
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