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A New Era: Reflections on USAID’s First Public Consultation of a Draft Policy

Taken during a United Nations flight, the photo shows one of the many campsites that have sprouted throughout Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since more than 1 million people were left homeless after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake. Photo credit: Andrea Sternberg, USAID

Last month USAID distributed for public comment a new policy to help communities provide pro-poor services in the midst of unprecedented urban growth, and received 100 comments. Read more >>

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Help Shape USAID Policy on Sustainable Urban Living

USAID’s program, “Sembrando Escuelas”, built over 100 schools in Panama City. School children dash to their classrooms in their newly inaugurated school. June 2012. Photo Credit: USAID/Panama

For the first time, USAID solicits public input on its forthcoming Sustainable Urban Services Policy to address the challenges of urban environments. Read more >>

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