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USAID in the News: Weekly Briefing (9/12/2011 – 9/16/2011)

September 9: Last Friday, The Christian Science Monitor published a story about one of USAID’s partners that is connecting mobile phone users with aid and relief workers in the Middle East. The article explains how text messaging is enabling development workers to learn what’s happening in the region and give out information on where people can […]

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Laying the Foundation for a New Network of Water Centers of Excellence in the Middle East and North Africa

Imagine a water- and food-secure Middle East and North Africa. A region with a reliable supply of water, where no child dies of a water-borne illness, where the hungry are fed, and where no wars are fought over water.

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Midwives from Afghanistan Gather for Capacity Building Training in Alexandria, Egypt

Afghan midwives with their Egyptian trainer at the end of the USAID/Afghanistan funded capacity building training held in Egypt. Photo Credit: USAID/Egypt

USAID/Egypt Director lauds Egypt on its achievement of Millennium Development Goal 4 of reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015. Read more >>

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