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Syrian refugees in Lebanon do not have to be afraid of fires anymore

9100 people in 93 refugee camps have now access to fire fighting equipment and are able to use it. Thanks to the trainings carried out by Polish experts, even the youngest residents know how to prevent the uncontrolled spread of fire and how to stop it before it becomes dangerous.

Heavy rain in South Sudan makes providing food for starving people impossible

The rainy season in South Sudan, where also PCPM supports starving people, makes 70% of the country cut off from access to food aid. The UN throws food out of the air to help people in inaccessible areas.

Crisis in South Sudan. PCPM helps children survive hunger

7 million population of South Sudan is affected by hunger at this moment. The aid organizations, which provide and distribute food from outside, bring mainly sorgo – dry food for adult people. PCPM is the only organization, which supports Nutrition Center in Gordhim and provides the food for children under five.

Female firefighters are driven by passion for the job in Kenya

In Kenya, for 48 million inhabitants, there are only 900 firefighters. A Kenyan firefighter earns just $200 a month but passion drives them to do their job. Women are increasingly willing to join the service, serving both personal goals and their local communities.

Syrians need help to survive winter

Lack of fundings to help Syrians survive winter (the support for winter has been cut by 75%, comparing to last year) can lead to tragedy that has already occured in the past years, while people froze to death in Lebanese mountains.

Summary of PCPM’s aid programme in South Sudan

More than 8 thousand people have received medical and food aid in the Nutrition Center in Gordhim (South Sudan), supported by PCPM Foundation. Instead, in neighboring Uganda, two specialists were hired to work in health centers that treat hundreds of patients a day. Helping the Sudanese families was possible thanks to the input of Polish donors.

I Refugee [VIDEO]

About one million refugees from Syria have fled to Lebanon, a country with a population of 4.5 million. It is as if around 16 million people (for example, refugees from Ukraine) had entered the territory of the United Kingdom or France.

Nepal, On The Roof Of The World [VIDEO]

This is a story about Sarki village in Sindhupalchok area in Nepal and the great will power of local people who experiences the great earthquake in April 2015. In May, one month after the disaster, Polish foundation PCPM, in collaboration with local people, built 31temporary shelters for the villagers to help them survive the monsoon time