World Community Chaplains

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History

1978, as World Community Projects. Later became World Community.

Aims

Provide help to victims, workers and people affected by disaster, war or crisis, so as to relieve both immediate and long-lasting effects of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and grief on individuals, families and communities; promote individual and community progress and limit negative, post-trauma effects and PTSD.

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Activities

Provides specialized, professional and individual treatment and pastoral care in a fostered environment. Health and Welfare Inquiry Systems (HWI's) - provide a central location during a disaster to obtain information and reunite loved ones. Community Chaplains: receive inquiries on-the-scene, being in touch with police, fire and coroners to connect families; assess urgent physical and mental health needs; provide urgent resources and referrals to the military and their families; accompany dead persons to the mortuary; assist families through the identification process and the return of remains. Members are provided with trauma management, rehabilitation and life integration skills and connections to necessary medical and social resources. Organizes 3-day seminar 'Moving On' for military men and women returning from war.

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Members

Members in 7 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F6161

Last News Received

1. Jun 2006
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