World Relief

Secours mondial
Auxilio Mundial

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URL: http://worldrelief.org/

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Founded

1944

History

1944, as World Relief Commission of the National Association of Evangelicals, providing assistance to homeless persons during World War II. Name changed, 1965, to NAE World Relief Commission; 1967, to World Relief Commission (WRC). Present name adopted 1979. Also referred to as World Relief Corporation and World Relief International.

Aims

As the relief agency of the Evangelical Church, provide spiritual and physical support and programmes of self-help in such areas as education, medicine and technical training that will provide the means of self-assistance.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XG8467

Last News

2015

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