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OWS's Experience Abroad

One World Strong includes members of the survivor communities in Jordan, Egypt, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, Somalia, Nigeria, Mali, Tunisia, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the UK, the US, and many other countries. 

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Working with the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) Team in Jordan

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Jordan

Our Experience in Jordan

Dave Fortier and Rola Amro met with survivors of a bombing that took place in Jordan. During their visit, they provided emotional and practical support to the survivors to help them cope with the aftermath of the traumatic event. Additionally, the OWS team visited several other sites in Jordan to offer assistance and support to those affected by the incident. Their efforts were aimed at helping the affected individuals to rebuild their lives and restore a sense of normalcy after the tragic incident.

Observing the anniversary of the 13 November attacks in Paris.

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Paris, france

Our Experience in Paris

"The presence of our friends from One World Strong for the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks of November 15, 2015 in Paris was a very special treat. They attended, side by side with the survivors, the different events that were organized to remember our love ones and to comfort those of us who have to live with our wounds and our losses. It was very moving to receive this testimony of solidarity from such nice people who came all the way from the other side of the Atlantic to be with us on this day which is always a difficult time for us. We are feeling so close because of the similarity of our experiences."

Georges Salines, Paris survivor family member

Meeting with US and British Officials in Manchester, UK.

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Manchester, UK

Our experience in Manchester

Dave Fortier joined a delegation including City of Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans; Stephen E. Flynn, director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University; and representatives from the Boston Mayor’s office to meet with survivors and city officials in Manchester.

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