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PAH emergency response team carried out a WASH response in the city of...

More Filipinos with a roof over their...
We are expanding the aid campaign in the Philippines: 300 families on...

New houses for 54 Filipino families
By the beginning of January we distributed construction materials for...
 

The cost of basic materials for rebuilding one home in the Philippines amounts to PLN 750. For the funds raised so far PAH would like to rebuild homes for about 1000 families and one of the destroyed...
After two hours of car drive along the Cebu island we reached places which several days ago were struck by a massive typhoon Haiyan. The northern part of the province together with adjacent islands...
Polish Humanitarian Action Mission in South Sudan has been implementing emergency response in Jonglei state, the most troubled state of South Sudan. Jonglei state has a great number of victims of...
John Paul Mugo, WASH Tech Assistant, PAH Emergency Response Team answers to questions about his job and the current situation in South Sudan.
In May PAH team conducted training in the field: supply chain management training, CLTS (training for trainers), training for pump mechanics interested in creating pump mechanics associations.
Our team visited two counties in Jonglei, South Sudan: Uror and Akobo West this spring in order to map the location of existing boreholes, report their functionality, as well as its sanitary and...
With the support of  UNICEF we’ve started our WASH program in Jonglei state in September 2012. During dry season project gains momentum.
Thanks to your support, since 1998 Puppet has already founded 10 million meals for children in Poland. Thanks to the “World Without Hunger” Campaign we have expanded our actions to the...
Thanks to the cooperation of the Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) and the Polish Ministry of National Defense as well as the support from the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland on...
South Sudan is the youngest country in the world, and we have decided to start our education about cleanliness and hygiene  from its youngest citizens.
Data acquired by World Health Organization indicates that one-eighth of the world population experience the water shortage, and suffer from diseases developed by consumption of the water polluted. A...
There is unlimited access to drinking water for the majority of us. We use an enormous amount of water each and every day, eg. to cook, to wash oneself, to do the laundry, and to do the washing-up. In...
On the basis of recently conducted reconnaissance we took the decision to provide help for the internal refugees in north-west Syria. A plane carrying humanitarian cargo of first-need items collected...
The main goal of the project is to help access clean and healthy water as well as to improve  sanitary conditions of the most underprivileged communities (mainly the inhabitants of rural areas)...
On 25th and 26th January 2013 the Afryka Reggae Festival will be held in the Toruń-based “Od Nowa” music club. Like every year, all the profits will be donated to the building of wells in...
In 2012 Polish Humanitarian Action supported a supplementary feeding project for children, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers carried out in two clinics in Mogadishu, Somalia.
In September 2012 PAH provided access to water for village Cell Madobe. We built a system of transporting and distributing water from a nearby, hard to reach source.
PAH drills a well in Mayle which no later than in the first quarter of 2013 will provide 4 thousand villagers, as well as nearby settlements and nomads roaming through the area, with drinking water.
Twenty years ago, thanks to the enthusiasm and generosity of Poles we managed to reach Sarajevo with our help. Will we forget about Syria today?
From 7th-8th December, at the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Polish Humanitarian Action organized an international conference - “Key Challenges of Humanitarian Aid and Development...
Do you want to know what a global educaction means and to experience it in practice? Join the 9th edition of the GLEN program. We prepared for you a special training, an apprenticeship in East Africa...
Since Tuesday, November 27 you can find on the market a CD containing a theme song composed specially for us called „Uwaga, uwaga” and other songs from the repertoire of artists involved...
Due to our 20th anniversary celebrations we are preparing a photo album presenting the best photographs of Polish press photographers from several places of the world that were touched by world crisis...
Where there is hunger, there is no hope; there is only desolation and pain. Hunger nurtures violence and fanaticism. A world where people starve will never be safe. Address by Luiz Inácio da...
On celebration of the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary on 7-8 December 2012 Polish Humanitarian Action is organizing an international conference on humanitarian aid and development cooperation....
As part of International Refugee’s Day celebrations the 7th Refugee Review takes place in Warsaw between the 21st and 27th of July. Five other Polish cities, namely Cracow, Toruń, Poznań, Lublin...
There have already been three iterations of the festival: in Reda, Nowe Miasto Lubawskie and Wasilkowo. Our guests included school groups, youths and adults.
The Globally Local Festival is an event taking place in 13 Polish towns where PAH activists take part in the project “Get involved! Involving local communities in global solidarity”.
From January 01, 2012 a new law comes into effect, which allows legalization of stay of foreigners, who stay in Poland illegaly. Opportunity to take advantage of the new law (abolition) will have...
On the 23rd April 2012 the Travelery 2011 award gala was held in the Olympic Centre in Warsaw. The award winners are chosen by the National Geographic Traveler poll. The Grand Prix went to Janina...
For Maja Ważniewicz and Dawid Sobieszek the arrival of May heralds the beginning of a truly unique adventure, an expedition by plane from Poland to Africa aboard the Wilga 2000. Their aim is to...
The World Water Day is already over. On Friday, 23 March 2012, the Palladium club in Warsaw hosted the Blue Concert. It featured such musicians as Anita Lipnicka and John Porter, as well as Piotr...
On 14 March 2012 the contest jury selected the winners of the Short Film about Water contest organized by the PAH Water Campaign.
On the 28th March 2012,the winning entry in the global festival tent contest organized by PAH was chosen.
In response to the humanitarian crisis caused by tribal fights taking place in Jonglei state in late 2011 and 2012, Polish Humanitarian Action has provided assistance to its victims by distributing...
Come see the open-air exhibition "Sudan. Need for Water" by Wojciech Grzędziński in Plac Szczepańsi in Kraków.
As a result of intertribal fights thousands of Sudanese people are still facing a dramatic situation. At the beginning of the year a humanitarian crisis was announced in the state of Jonglei. Our...
For Polish Humanitarian Action Wisława Szymborska is not only a great poet but above all a great community worker and philanthropist. She supported our actions so frequently.
Global Food Economy. The Battle for the Future of Agriculture (Polish title: Światowa gospodarka żywnościowa. Batalia o przyszłość rolnictwa) provides an analysis of the human and environmental costs...
On 15th to 16th December 2011 the 6th European Development Days were held in Warsaw. It is another edition of a cyclic event organised since 2006 in the second half of each calendar year by the...
We would like to introduce the e-learing course about humanitarian and development issues. Course  is produced by well-known international media school, Poynter Institute and is led in English....
Polish Humanitarian Action has donated  funds from 2 public collections to John Dau Fundation’s Clinic in Duk, South Sudan (www.johndaufoundation.org). The funds will be used to implement...
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs Kristalina Georgieva endorsed today a ground-breaking Charter, launched by leading agencies to make deadly food crises like the one gripping East Africa...
During the European Development Days held in Warsaw, the Polish Humanitarian Action, Caritas Europe, Oxfam and One will present a high-level panel entitled: How to prevent another famine in the Horn...
We have the pleasure to invite you to a cycle of open lectures entitled ‘(Not so) sudden global food economy crisis’ given by Tony Weis, a lecturer at the Department of Geography of the...
It has been 4 months since the UN declared a drought-induced humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. Tens of thousands of people died of hunger (including over 29 thousand children under 5), but...
We have the pleasure to invite you to visit Jan Grabek’s gallery exhibition entitled “The Promised Land?”. Beginning today, you can see the exhibition in the Photography Gallery of...
On 11th March 2011 at 2.46 PM local time, Japan was struck by a violent earthquake that scored 9 on the Richter scale and provoked a huge tsunami. A ten metre wall of water burst far into the...
This year’s United Nations conference on climate change is held in Durban, South Africa. It will last until 9th December.
On 16th November, the vice-president of the Polish Humanitarian Action, Grzegorz Gruca, was honored by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Radosław Sikorski, with the order of Bene Merito, awarded for...
We encourage you to visit PAH’s open-air exhibition in Dąbrowski’s Square in Warsaw. “Gaza Strip. A Strip of Fear” by Kuba Kamiński is a series of photographs taken in the...
Let’s celebrate the European Global Education Week from 12-20 November! This year’s action is held under the theme ‘Act for our Planet!’
Global leaders met in Cannes on 2 and 3 November. The summit did not reach a compromise in terms of the most important points of the agenda prepared by the French G20 presidency, but it marked a...
On 3rd November the leaders of the twenty richest country in the world met in Cannes, France, to talk about the condition of global economy and the situation on financial markets.
Have you ever wondered why in spite of the overproduction of food and the fact that we are wasting tonnes of it, there are still 925 million people suffering hunger throughout the world?, asks Janina...
In cooperation with Polish schools, we would like to support the inhabitants of the village of Malual-Chat in Southern Sudan (Bor County, Jonglei) in creating a farm along the banks of Nile. As many...
The FTT is moving from the rhetoric to reality. 28th September a legislative proposal was submitted to the Council by Mr Barroso.
The Polish Humanitarian Action has organised a permanent outdoor exhibition on Dabrowski’s Square in Warsaw.The first exhibition is entitled ‘Afghanistan. A will to live’ by Marcin...
By purchasing special Cisowianka 0.33 l bottled water you are supporting our planned aid activities in Somalia. Such 0.33 l bottles can be bought anywhere in Poland.
On Saturday September 17, during the Non-Governmental Organisations’ Picnic, we organised a happening as a part of the European campaign in favour of introducing a tax on financial...
On 18 August in Jonglei State of South Sudan, the Murle tribe launched a large-scale attack on the Lou Nuer tribe, in retaliation for the attacks of the other party in April and June.
Every year the world celebrates the Day of Humanitarian Assistance, to commemorate victims of 2003 attentat in Bagdad, where dozens of UN staff and humanitarian organisations’ activists were...
A series of Polish applications for children – “What you don’t know about water in the world” – based on books under the same title, are now available from the Apple...
Despite Poland lingering in the middle of Holiday season, the Sejm is still busy. On 28th of July, the deputies took up their share of work related to the Development Cooperation Act.
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The government has received the Polish Development Aid bill (long-awaited by us), which will help to adapt the Polish aid system to European standards and will help Poland to fulfil its international...
The United Nations announced that famine hit two areas in southern Somalia (Bakool and Lower Shabelle).
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the jury of the "Feed the world with your talent" competition, composed of Katarzyna Górska, Paulina Kaczmarska, Marcin Kamiński, Janina Ochojska and...
We would like to introduce the e-learing course about humanitarian and development issues. Course  is produced by well-known international media school, Poynter Institute and is led in English....
We would like to remind iPhone users that they can download a free iPajacyk app in the AppStore.
We have the pleasure to invite to see the play ‘Sen Artysty – między sceną a alkową’ [Dream of an Artist – Between the Stage and the Alcove], performed in December and...
Although the Europeans consider climate changes as a global problem more important than the economic crisis, Poland still treats the impact of climate change on the poorest countries as a marginal...
Dorota Kędzierzawska’s Jutro będzie lepiej [Tomorrow will be better] has been presented in cinemas from 11 November. We have taken this film under our honorary patronage.

On 19th August, the World Humanitarian Day, a street collection was held in Warsaw by the Polish Humanitarian Action. Thanks to your help we raised 4,529.99 PLN.

 

This year, we celebrate the third World Humanitarian Day, established by the United Nations in order to raise awareness of assistance activities throughout the world and of the work of people who are...
In September we will be attending the 3rd European Women’s Congress for which we are preparing a panel entitled “Women against poverty – leaders in the countries of the Global...
Let’s not allow famine to affect more people! Let us show our solidarity with the inhabitants of East Africa –Janina Ochojska calls on her...
At the beginning of holidays PAH will join the biggest music festivals in Poland. Every summer we meet thousands of young people who want to cooperate with us in order to engage in the fight against...
On Saturday, July 9th, a new state was established: the Republic of South Sudan. The decision on the creation of the state was taken in a referendum where 98.83% of the voters were for the...
We would like to thank all the people who came to the Manu Chao concert that was held in Poznań and that was dedicated to PAH Water Campaign!

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