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Troubling Trend: IDP Numbers Due to Conflict, Violence at All-Time High

New numbers released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) show a troubling increase in the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world. Today, 28.8 million people are displaced within their home countries due to conflict and violence—the highest number ever recorded by the IDMC.  This is due in large part to the […]

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Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development

The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow. Read more >>

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U.S. Provides Wheat to Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria

U.S. support is helping the World Food Program work toward feeding 2.5 million people inside Syria, and more than one million refugees in neighboring countries.

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Saving a Syrian Student’s Life

Ghassan, a university student from Rif Damascus, was heading home from classes when fighting broke out between regime and rebel fighters. Ghassan was not able to take cover in time and was hit by shrapnel in both legs. Read more >>

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Light Above Darkness – The Global Struggle for Democracy & Human Rights

We have a duty to remember those who do not live free and to work tirelessly to ensure that one day they can. Read more >>

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Water from a Stone: Jordanians Stretch Meager Resources to Sustain Syrian Refugees

USAID and partners are helping refugees from Syria meet their water needs. Read more >>

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FrontLines Releases March/April 2013 Issue

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn how the Agency is working to provide safe water to the millions who live without this vital resource Read more >>

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Saving a Leg and a Life in Rif Damascus

Hajji Rajaa, from Syria, is thankful for the life-saving care she received at a USAID-funded medical clinic.

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USAID in the News

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

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Round-the-Clock Aid for a Syrian Baby

Syrian baby Dia’a is expected to make a full recovery with the help of U.S.-funded medical care. Read more >>

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