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Emergency In Lebanon 2020

As of August 04, 2020, over 4,000 were injured in the Beirut warehouse explosion.  A state of emergency has been declared in Lebanon. Lebanon needs your help and your assistance.  DONATE TO HELP TODAY “Lebanon is at great risk for a food crisis. Both the Human Rights Watch and the World Bank are predicting that …

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Cataract & Hearing Aid Mission

Treatment of preventable blindness, like cataract and low vision, and deafness is one of the most effective ways to lift people out of poverty, especially for vulnerable communities like refugees living in makeshift environments. Cataract Missions – Life with Blindness Cataract accounts for 30%-50% of blindness in most African and Asian countries. Every dollar spent …

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Adopt a Village Project (AVP)

“Over one third of the population still lives under the international poverty line and social, economic and gender disparities remain.”  — World Food Programme   Life in Kenya – Wajir County 48.5 Million population 35.6% of the population live on less than US $1.90 per day Inhabitants concentrated in four villages (Bulla Elmi, Bulla Abdiaziz 1, Bulla …

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The Plight of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar

As of 31 July 2019, UNHCR records that over 742,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to refugee camp sites in Bangladesh since 25 August 2017. Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh is currently the largest refugee camp in the world. Rohingya Refugees are in need of international protection and humanitarian assistance. Who are the Rohingya Refugees? UN Secretary-General António …

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UMR Institute

UMR Institute: Operates domestically and internationally as an institutional context for capacity building for organizations and local communities and serve as a nonprofit incubator that forms young leaders in the Nonprofit sector, charity, voluntarism, philanthropy, and social entrepreneurship champions. In this context, UMR Institute will collaborate with its partners for external resources and training materials. …

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Pass the Plate

Ramadan 2020 Every year Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan by fasting from sunrise to sunset. Unfortunately for hundreds of thousands of families, they will not get the chance to spend this spiritual time in a warm home with nutritious food to break their fast. The number of people fleeing war, …

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Breast Cancer Screenings

UMR partnered with the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA) and has been participating in medical campaigns to spread awareness and provide medical care in Sudan. Earlier last month, UMR sent a group of physicians to hospitals and medical clinics in Sudan to educate women about preventative care for breast cancer, treatments, and more. Additionally, …

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Housing Project

UMR has successfully constructed 27 new shelters in Sudan! A few months ago, a few areas in Sudan endured conflict that left many people without homes. UMR traveled to the affected towns to build shelters and rooms for families whose homes were destroyed.

Jasmine Project

6.6 million people have had to flee from the civil war in Syria— nearly half of them being women and children. They have faced dramatic changes in every part of their lives, particularly involving their roles in their community. For women, life as a refugee has meant becoming the primary breadwinner and caretaker, fending for …

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More than 28,000 Palestinian refugees[1] live in Irbid refugee camp, one of four camps established in Jordan as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The camp quickly became a new home to hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who flee their homes due to the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to the FaFo report of …

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