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Broad Coalition Calls for Urgent Food Aid Reforms for Efficiency, Effectiveness

As a diverse coalition from the nonprofit and private sector, we are strongly in favor of U.S. food assistance that delivers results faster, more effectively, and more...


Vanuatu: Idyllic? Maybe. Resilient? Definitely.

When people talk about the South Pacific and countries like Vanuatu, they often use words like ‘idyllic’, ‘relaxed’ or ‘peaceful’. And yes, there are plenty of parts of the...


Vanuatu: Life Begins Under Pam’s Terrifying Eye

Packing winds of up to 165 miles per hour, Category 5 Cyclone Pam is the largest cyclone on record to have hit the South Pacific region. Its destruction has claimed lives,...


Ebola Outbreak: Spreading Economic Opportunities Amidst Crisis

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone and Liberia did not just infect and kill thousands of people. It brought these West Africa countries to a standstill. Entire...


Yemen: Nearly 16 million in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is worsening as political instability and the conflict continues. After decades of chronic underdevelopment and socio-economic crisis, 15....


This Surprise in Mali Helped Save Lives

It came unexpected. And we originally thought there was something wrong. But in a country where a food shock can lead to a crisis, this surprise definitely saved lives. Mali...