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Washington Post Overly Alarmist on Liberia’s “Descent into Hell”

The U.N. World Food Program distributes USAID-donated rice in West Point, a Monrovian township that has been one of the hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic. / Morgana Wingard

The Washington Post’s September 30 story of Liberia’s “descent into economic hell” was overly alarmist and disconnected from that country’s recent history. In fact, the Ebola crisis has hit a society that is on the rise economically and in the midst of constructing legitimate and effective government institutions.

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USAID in the News

USAID celebrates International Women's Day. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 11, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID In the News

Administrator Shah addresses President of Somalia. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of February 18, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the News June 28 – July 2

submitted by Amanda Parsons For USAID Afghanistan civilian aid worker Laura Mendelson, tough negotiations with tribal leaders, anger from villagers and constant enemy fire are all in a days work. A Sunday Washington Post Magazine article outlines her efforts, the progress made and struggles faced by all aid providers on the ground in the war […]

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