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November 2019
News > Church news > News in brief

Obituary: Glyn MacAulay (founding member of Tearfund)

Tearfund’s first Chairman of the Board, Glyn MacAulay, passed away on Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, aged 82. Tearfund CEO, Nigel Harris said: ‘We are saddened by the news of the passing of Glyn MacAulay. Glyn was one of Tearfund’s founding members and his accountancy skills and expertise were invaluable in establishing Tearfund as a…

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June 2019
News > International

Yemen: Christians in desperate need

Yemen’s tiny Christian population is in desperate need as the humanitarian crisis worsens in the country. According to various news reports, the Saudi Arabian military intervention in Yemen, which has been ongoing since 2015, has created a ‘staggering’ scale of suffering engulfing Muslims and Christians alike. Data from Tearfund suggests there are 24 million…

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November 2018
News > International

International – Tearfund and partners aid Indonesia

On Friday 28 September 2018, a powerful earthquake struck Indonesia, leading to a six-metre-high tsunami hitting the city of Palu. More than 1,400 people are confirmed dead but rescuers fear this number will rise significantly, says Tearfund. Many buildings have been badly damaged or destroyed. Thousands of homes have collapsed along with hospitals, hotels…

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August 2018
International

International: Burundi – Burundi in need

Charity Tearfund has launched an emergency appeal for Burundi, as over half the population face chronic malnutrition. Burundi has faced decades of violence and political turmoil, alongside a changing climate causing droughts and flooding, which has left families across the country with severe food shortages and lack of medical care. According to Tearfund, recent…

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February 2018
News > Society

Society – Britons praying

Prayer in the UK is more common than many people might believe, research from charity Tearfund claims. In research published in January 2018, the organisation found approximately 50 per cent of Britons prayed, and, even among those claiming not to be religious, 20 per cent have admitted to praying. The research, carried out by…

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January 2018
News > Mission

Mission – Faith reduces sexual violence in DRC

Tearfund, the international aid organisation, has shown having a faith impacts the likelihood of men carrying out sexual and gender-based violence against their partner. The charity, which works in more than 50 countries, found that men who are actively engaged in a faith group are more than twice as likely to think violence towards…

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