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It’s Clear: Transparency Works
by Alex Thier on 2nd July 2015
Transparency has real impact on our efforts to end extreme poverty and build resilient, democratic societies. Quality, timely information about
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Q&A: How technology is transforming Ebola response efforts
by Clara Wagner on 30th June 2015
Eric King shares how digital technologies and data tools are shaping the Ebola response in West Africa.
This Ramadan, Like Most, It’s Personal
by Croshelle Harris-Hussein on 25th June 2015
As millions of Muslims around the world celebrate the month of Ramadan, one USAID employee reflects on how the holiday reminds people of all faith of the importance of alleviating hunger for those who suffer most.
Setting an Example, Emblematic of Recovery Possible in Nepal
by Beth Dunford on 25th June 2015
USAID Nepal is committed to earthquake relief efforts. Learn how the private sector is contributing to recovery, and the U.S, government’s continued commitment.
Raising the Bar, Honduran Singer Fights Violence through Music
by Eduardo Umanzo on 22nd June 2015
Honduran pop singer writes inspiring songs for USAID’s outreach centers, which help bring brighter opportunities to at-risk youth in Central American communities plagued by violence.
Beyond News and Numbers: Who are Refugees?
by Jennifer S. Kim on 19th June 2015
On the occasion of World Refugee Day we honor the strength and resilience of the more than 60 million people around the world who have fled war, persecution, and human rights abuses.
Ebola doesn’t disappear at zero and neither will we
by Denise Rollins on 18th June 2015
An Ebola survivor’s story illustrates the resilience of West Africans amid a devastating public health crisis. While USAID is committed to getting to zero in all three countries, we are also preparing their health care systems for any future outbreaks.
An Inclusive Society, a Paraguay without Barriers
by Giovanna Pederzani on 17th June 2015
USAID is committed to building an inclusive society in Paraguay by changing people’s attitudes and promoting innovative approaches to including people with disabilities.
Q&A: How Changing Behaviors is Helping Stop Ebola’s Spread in West Africa
by Clara Wagner on 10th June 2015
Kama Garrison works on communications strategies to change the behaviors of people in West Africa that contribute to the spread of the Ebola virus.
South Sudan Government Expels Top UN Aid Official—Why It Matters
by Tom Staal and Linda Etim on 8th June 2015
Punishing those who are shining a light on the catastrophe in South Sudan creates a chilling effect and an atmosphere of fear for aid workers at a time when people need them most.