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Fatima Jibrell's story is one of love for her people and the environment that supports their way of life, learn how she turned her vision of peace and conservation into reality.
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A new global network for local and national organizations was launched on 22nd May 2016, on the eve of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. NEAR (Network for Empowered Aid Response) hopes to close the widening gap between aid resources and people in need.
New local-focused network launches ahead of World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul Reorienting the aid system – that’s the ambitious aim of the new Network for Empowered Aid Response (NEAR), which launches on May 22nd, just before the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. NEAR is a network of local and national NGOs who have come together in an attempt to restructure the global response to economic, human and environmental threats. Their focus is on empowering local communities, and building fair and inclusive partnerships.
Year by year, with your support, we have grown steadily, developing and strengthening our relationships with communities on the ground. We have expanded our work, first within Somalia and then to Kenya and South Sudan.
With your support, this is how we changed the story in 2014.
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