children of the IDP camp

Update and latest news: next trip looms

Update on behind the scenes activity Founder and CEO of CRESS Caroline Lamb is busy preparing for her next trip back to Uganda and departs on Friday 12th January. She has a long list of items to pack and we hope it will fit in the suitcases being taken.  Five laptops...

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CRESS Trip September 2017

In case you missed it: September trip roundup

Back in September, you may remember that Caroline Lamb along with Jonathan Cullis, Jane Guy, Jane Poggo (Bishop Poggo’s wife) visited Northern Uganda and travelled the four hour journey into South Sudan to visit the Internally Displaced Person’s Camps (IDP). In case you haven’t seen the trip report, you can find...

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Trauma Healing Training Imvepi Camp

Trauma Training in Imvepi Camp

In December a trauma training event took place in Imvepi Camp, those who attended wishing for it to be repeated in all camps. Below we share with you Joseph’s email to Caroline following the event. Dear Caroline, I would to sincerely appreciate and thank you for the support of trauma...

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Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province meeting

Last week the Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province gathered in Arua, the purpose of the meeting to chart ways for peace in the face of ever-increasing violence. The role of CRESS Bishops Joseph and Emmanuel with Fred Taban were charged with overseeing the arrangements for a successful conference. It...

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Interviews by Caroline Lamb

During her September trip, Caroline Lamb made short interview video clips to help raise awareness of the situation she was experiencing. You can view a collection below.  

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It feels like we are starting again

CRESS has a good track record in its work but after founder and CEO Caroline Lamb visited in September she feels like we are starting again. CRESS chooses to see this as starting afresh by getting a new, fit team together. The challenges are enormous: there are no schools, no government,...

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That’s Salisbury reports on CRESS

That’s Salisbury, part of That’s TV, is the brand new TV channel for Salisbury, which you can watch on Freeview Channel 7, the slot recently vacated by BBC Three. Reporter Shan Robins recently interviewed founder and CEO, Caroline Lamb and you can view the film by clicking on play below....

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Responsible for three IDP camps

Bishop Joseph has three Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in his Diocese. These three are home to some 35,000 people in terrible conditions – they are called Adjio, Keriwa and Logu. During our September trip, we visited Logu. These camps are almost inaccessible, the UN is unable to access them...

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Children at IDP camp

CRESS News Evening

You are warmly invited to the CRESS News Evening Thursday 16th November – Broadchalke Village Hall, 7.45pm for 8.00pm start Sunday 19th November – Broadchalke Hub, 3.45pm for 4.00pm start Come and hear Caroline Lamb, Dr Jane Guy & Dr Jonathan Cullis reporting back on their recent visit and the latest...

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The situation in refugee camps

The situation that people are living in, in the refugee Camps is indeed so appalling. People left most of their belongings behind running almost with nothing; they have no shelters, UN gives those Carpets (Plastic Sheets) which they erect and use as shelters. When it rains with strong wind, sometimes...

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