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· September, 2012

Stories about Humanitarian Response from September, 2012

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The Pain of Being Physically or Mentally Challenged in Pakistan

  23 September 2012

Being a physically or mentally disabled person in Pakistan is a very painful existence because society finds it exceedingly hard to accept people who are a bit different, and who need a little special care. In this post, differently abled people from Pakistan talk about their experiences.

China: Good Englishman in Xian

  21 September 2012

Peter Barefoot from ChinaSMACK translated a local media's feature story of a British engineer, Tony, who founded the “Yellow River Soup Kitchen” in Xi’an in 2005 and has distributed food to the homeless people there regularly since then.

Lebanon: Angelina Jolie supporting Syrian Refugees

  12 September 2012

American Actress and UN Ambassador, Angelina Jolie is in Lebanon today [September 12, 2012] as part of her tour to support Syrian Refugees in Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. Commenting the event, Ivy from Lebanon tweets: @ivysblog: Angelina Jolie's in Lebanon today visiting refugees – not only is she the world's...

Peru: Youth Organize Aid Initiative for Otuzco

  5 September 2012

Global Voices contributor Gabriela García Calderón blogs [es] about her nephew's initiative to bring aid to three communities in the Otuzco province in northern Peru. She points out that the group of young people volunteering for this remarkable initiative are working on their own, without any sort of sponsorship.

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