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A Light for Aleppo - MSF

We are lighting hundreds of braziers and candles for Médecins Sans Frontières (UK) because we are sparking a light for the people of Aleppo

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  • Event: A Light for Aleppo, 20 Nov 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières (UK)

We provide emergency medical care worldwide to people affected by conflict & disasters.

Charity Registration No. 1026588

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At 5pm on Sunday 20th November, as the dark nights begin to draw in communities will gather along the Firth of Forth in Scotland and in other sites around the world to light lights of hope for those besieged in Aleppo. Join in wherever you are, or light candles in your own homes.

All people still living in war zones around the world have less and less food to live on each day, fewer and fewer medical supplies to respond to the constant arms attacks, and aid cannot easily get through. We want them to know that wherever they are they not forgotten, and the world is watching. When we are helpless to do much, we can answer the darkness by sending messages of light around the world.

Website: http://www.alightforaleppo.org

Event map: https://mapme.com/a-light-for-aleppo-events/manage/places/add

A light for Aleppo has been launched by the University of Edinburgh Chaplaincy under Revd Dr Harriet Harris.

The  University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland,
with registration number SC005336, VAT Registration Number GB 592950700, and is acknowledged by the UK authorities as a “Recognised body” which has been granted degree awarding powers.

The University of Edinburgh Chaplaincy: Chaplaincy Centre, 1 Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AL



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