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CWS Kits Help Survivors of Catastrophic Fire in Chicago

October 20, 2014 — After a deadly apartment complex fire, CWS School Kits and CWS Baby Care Kits helped displaced families. »
Lynn Thomas and Estelle Holmquist

Vermont Congregation's "Special Drive" Nets 116 CWS School Kits

October 10, 2014 — Many people in Central Vermont know firsthand about the work of CWS, having received CWS Kits in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. »

CWS helps New York, New Jersey Latin American Community Prepare for Disasters

October 8, 2014 — CWS Emergency Response Specialist Sandra Kennedy-Owes helped lead a training for 90 community leaders about disaster preparedness. »

Mourning the Death, Celebrating the Life of Joann Hale

October 7, 2014 — “She left the world a better place. She was totally committed to the task of alleviating human suffering.” »

Pakistan's Emergencies Require Action Before Problems Grow

October 3, 2014 — Church World Service is calling for increased assistance to 1.7 million people who are coping with losses following devastating floods. »

Upcoming "Disaster Long-Term Recovery - An Overview" Webinar on 10/21

September 29, 2014 — CWS will present a free webinar on disaster long-term recovery basics on Tuesday, October 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern time. »
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