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Video of the Week: Kid President’s Day at UN for World Humanitarian Day 2013

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On this World Humanitarian Day, USAID salutes the brave men and women around the world who risk their lives saving the lives of others. Read more >>

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World Humanitarian Day 2013: Honoring Those Who Serve

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This World Humanitarian Day, the U.N. kicks off a campaign called “The World Needs More” to inspire governments, companies, and individuals to turn words into action and raise awareness of humanitarian needs around the world. Read more >>

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Humanitarian Aid in a Changing World

Have you ever wondered how the international humanitarian response system actually works in practice? How is life-saving assistance provided to people caught up in conflicts, natural disasters and other crises when the capacity of their governments to respond is outstripped? ¬†How many agencies are on standby? How much does it cost to respond to some […]

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U.S. Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Nancy Lindborg is the Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. Photo Credit: USAID

Our goal is to ensure every Haitian receives information about how to prevent infection and how to recognize the early symptoms of cholera. Read more >>

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