Typhoon Mangkhut hits the Philippines!

Last week, Typhoon Mangkhut hit the northern Philippines with winds of up to 190mph. As it made landfall, it had the equivalent force of a Category 5 hurricane, such as Katrina, which all but destroyed New Orleans in 2005. It left a trail of devastation. Houses were destroyed. Public buildings had their roofs ripped off. […]

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House of Victory: The Home of Hope

World In Need’s drug rehabilitation centre, the House of Victory, opened two years ago in southern Thailand. It was, and still is, the only Christian rehabilitation centre in the south of that country. Addicts come here to recover, reset their lives and build their futures. They also get to know the Lord, Jesus Christ. They […]

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Helping people in Thailand

Thailand is the country in south-east Asia that is most affected by drug abuse, with addicts using heroin, methamphetamines (known locally as “Ya Ba” or “the drug that makes you crazy”), and Kratom. Kratom is made from the leaves of a local plant, mixed with cough syrup, Coca Cola and ice. It’s especially dangerous because […]

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What will you be when you grow up?

What did you want to be when you grew up? An engine driver? Footballer? Nurse or doctor? All children have an idea of their perfect job. Some never change their minds and go on, single-mindedly working towards their goal. Others decide to do something else instead. Whatever your career, it will have involved study, whether […]

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Recycle, and help World In Need

What do you do with your old, unwanted inkjet printer cartridges? Or, for that matter, your discarded mobile phones? When we’ve finished with these things, we don’t want them hanging around, cluttering up the house, but at the same time, it isn’t always easy to know how to dispose of them. So what do you […]

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