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Today 1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty. Tonight 900 million will go to bed hungry. Yet our world has never been richer. Christian Aid believes that poverty can and must be ended. Listen to regular podcasts from the Communications Team at Christian Aid as we meet the people and see the work that is transforming the lives of poor people in more than 60 countries around the world. To find out more, visit www.christianaid.org.uk (http://www.christianaid.org.uk) or follow us on Twitter @CA_global (http://twitter.com/CA_Global).

Today 1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty. Tonight 900 million will go to bed hungry. Yet our world has never been richer. Christian Aid believes that poverty can and must be ended. Listen to regular podcasts from the Communications Team at Christian Aid as we meet the people and see the work that is transforming the lives of poor people in more than 60 countries around the world. To find out more, visit www.christianaid.org.uk (http://www.christianaid.org.uk) or follow us on Twitter @CA_global (http://twitter.com/CA_Global).
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Today 1.3 billion people live in extreme poverty. Tonight 900 million will go to bed hungry. Yet our world has never been richer. Christian Aid believes that poverty can and must be ended. Listen to regular podcasts from the Communications Team at Christian Aid as we meet the people and see the work that is transforming the lives of poor people in more than 60 countries around the world. To find out more, visit www.christianaid.org.uk (http://www.christianaid.org.uk) or follow us on Twitter @CA_global (http://twitter.com/CA_Global).

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Episodes

Peace in South Sudan

12/22/2015
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Christian Aid’s partner, the South Sudan Council of Churches, is an ecumenical body which brings together the main churches in South Sudan. It has formulated a powerful action plan for peace involving advocacy for peace, supporting neutral forums for dialogue and truth telling, and grassroots reconciliation. In this podcast, some of the key members of the SSCC talk about prospects for peace in South Sudan, and share their Christmas prayers.

Duration:00:04:11

Joydip Kundu, tiger conservationist

4/14/2015
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Hear Joydip Kundu, a conservationist with the Society for Heritage and Ecological Researches in Kolkata, explain why tigers attack humans and how they keep millions of people in south Bengal safe from the devastating impacts of climate change. This audio is part of Christian Aid’s interactive story: The tiger, the fisherman, his wife and our future. http://www.christianaid.org.uk/tigers #ClimateChange #WorldEnvironmentDay #India #Tigers

Duration:00:02:43

World Health Day 2015

4/1/2015
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For World Health Day we are highlighting the work of Tesfa Association, a member of the National Network of Positive Women Ethiopians. Christian Aid communications officer, Amanda Farrant, recently visited Ethiopia to find out more about Tesfa’s work. She witnessed how Tesfa is empowering men and women living with HIV to go into their communities and show others that it is possible to live happily and live positively. As Amanda explains, it starts with a cup of coffee… #health #Ethiopia #HIV

Duration:00:04:36

Haiti five years on

1/12/2015
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Prospery Raymond Christian Aid Country Manager in #Haiti talks about the achievements and challenges five years after the earthquake struck his country. #Haiti

Duration:00:04:44

'You hold your soul and I hold mine': Christian Aid Christmas appeal

12/2/2014
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In Kenya, too many children don’t make it through their first day of life – of those who don’t, the vast majority are killed by preventable illnesses or complications in childbirth. And for women in Kenya, childbirth can be dangerous. They are 40 times more likely to die in childbirth than mums in the UK. Through our Christmas appeal, Christian Aid is determined to change this. Our partners are working to get vital healthcare to mums and babies. Together we’re providing village motorbikes...

Duration:00:04:22

Gender based violence in northern Iraq

11/26/2014
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An audio reflection by Communications Officer, Antoinette Powell. She tells the story of Hero and how our partner ASUDA is doing incredible work to protect women from violence, through the provision of safe shelters and legal support.

Duration:00:03:29

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan, Climate Change and the Church

11/5/2014
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'If we do not do our best to avert the climate crisis we have failed our children - it's as simple as that.' Yeb Sano, climate change commissioner for the Philippines. In this podcast, Yeb talks about the need for urgent action on climate change, the role of the church, and our moral duty to the generations to come.

Duration:00:06:23

The tsunami that changed our work

10/30/2014
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The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was a disaster unlike any in recent history. The race to deliver aid and rebuild communities involved coordination between governments and aid agencies on an unparalleled scale. Lessons learned have since been applied in emergencies, such as the Haiti earthquake in 2010 and Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. In this audioboom, Nick Guttmann, our Head of Humanitarian, describes how the Boxing Day disaster changed emergency work around the world. This...

Duration:00:04:46

Ebola outbreak: 'There was a sense of panic, chaos and fear.'

10/17/2014
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The impact of #Ebola goes further than those directly affected by the deadly virus. Christian Aid's Tomi Ajayi has recently returned from #SierraLeone. She talks about how our colleague and his family were suddenly quarantined. For more information visit http://www.christianaid.org.uk/emergencies/areas-of-concern/ebola-in-sierra-leone.aspx Photo courtesy of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH.

Duration:00:03:21

The UN Climate Summit: what happened and what's next?

10/3/2014
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After a record breaking 700,000 people took to the streets around the world demandning action to tackle climate change, world leaders met at the UN Climate Summit in New York. Christian Aid's Joe Ware sums up what happened and looks forward to a crucial 14 months for the climate.

Duration:00:02:32

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Our Response

8/27/2014
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A short snippet of a briefing given by one of our staff members in Sierra Leone about Christian Aid’s unique value in helping combat Ebola in the country. For more information, see our website: http://www.christianaid.org.uk/whatwedo/eyewitness/africa/ebola-outbreak-sierra-leone-west-africa082014.aspx #ebola #sierraleone

Duration:00:02:10

Annual Report 2014: David Pain

8/15/2014
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David Pain, one of Christian Aid's directors, talks about his visit to India to see the work of our partners, the challenge of fundraising and why he works for Christian Aid.

Duration:00:02:17

Iraq crisis: 'It really is horrific.'

8/12/2014
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Fear is sweeping across parts of northern Iraq as hundreds of thousands of people flee for their lives to escape Islamic State militants. Many of them are persecuted religious minorities, including Yazidis and Christians. In this podcast Janet Symes, Head of Middle East at Christian Aid, talks to Middle East Communications Officer, Amy Merone. She describes the fear facing people in Iraq and tells of how these are unprecedented times for Christian Aid in the Middle East. Help us to reach out...

Duration:00:06:21

This is not about Gaza

8/6/2014
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Christian Aid believes that while the scale of destruction and suffering in Gaza is unprecedented, the current crisis should not be a surprise to anyone. In this podcast, Communications Development Officer Amy Smith talks to Christian Aid’s Advocacy Officer for the Palestinians and Israel William Bell. He explains why we believe the current crisis is the result of decades of political failure and continuous Palestinian displacement. Please donate now to the DEC Crisis Appeal to help us...

Duration:00:04:06

Addressing child marriage at the Girl Summit

7/25/2014
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On 22 July 2014 Christian Aid joined the Girl Summit - a global movement to put an end to female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage – hosted by the UK Prime Minister and jointly organised by the Department for International Development (DfID) and UNICEF. Nyaradzayi Gumbozvanda, of Christian Aid’s partner organisation World Young Women’s Christian Association (World YWCA), was lucky enough to attend. Here she talks to Press Officer Melanie Hargreaves about her own experiences of...

Duration:00:03:57

Gaza crisis: 'There really is nowhere that people feel safe.'

7/11/2014
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In recent days, the conflict in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory has spiralled alarmingly.In this podcast, Janet Symes, head of Middle East region at Christian Aid, describes the current humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, how our partners are responding to the crisis and what action Christian Aid is calling for. #Gaza #conflict

Duration:00:05:59

World Cooperative Day: Divine Chocolate & the Kuapa Kokoo Cooperative

7/3/2014
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World Cooperative Day happens every year on the first Saturday of July. When we realised that two members of the Kuapa Kokoo cocoa farmers’ cooperative in Ghana were in London, we jumped at the opportunity to interview them. This year Kuapa Kokoo is celebrating its 20th year so we asked them all about the cooperative, their relationship with Divine Chocolate and what they hope to see over the next 20 years. #chocolate #cooperatives #divine

Duration:00:06:38

South Sudan Conflict

6/23/2014
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Rosie Crowther, emergency programme officer at Christian Aid, talks about her recent trip to South Sudan where fighting continues despite peace agreements signed by President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar. Whilst there she spoke to people fleeing their homes, both within the country and those heading for the border into Ethiopia. Currently over four million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

Duration:00:02:35

World Refugee Week 2014: Syrian refugee crisis

6/16/2014
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15-21 June is World Refugee Week – a chance to highlight the plight of over 15.4 million people worldwide who have fled their homes and countries for fear of their lives. Often leaving home with nothing, they endure arduous and dangerous journeys to new countries, only to end up in makeshift homes and camps with little to survive on. This podcast looks at one of the biggest refugee crises facing our world today – the fleeing of millions of Syrians from a bloody conflict that has just entered...

Duration:00:06:35

The World Cup: An Insider’s View

6/12/2014
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As football fever takes hold of the world this month, Communications Officer Cat Goldson interviews Brazilian Mara Luz – Christian Aid’s Deputy Head of Latin America and the Caribbean – to get an insider’s view of The World Cup. She talks about lots of issues ranging from the building of the stadiums, public expenditure costs, FIFA’s tax breaks and a campaign win for street vendors against a FIFA ruling. If you’d like to add your voice to our FIFA tax campaign – telling FIFA to stop imposing...

Duration:00:06:42