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Collaboration Key to Quickening the Pace of Progress in Haiti

Posted November 22, 2010 | 17:00:00 (EST)

When I landed in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, just days after the massive January 12 earthquake, I witnessed a scene of unimaginable destruction. The quake shattered the capital and neighboring cities, killing more then 230,000 people and leaving 1.3 million children and adults without food, water, medical care or shelter.

Ten...

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This World Food Day, Rising Food Prices Are Back in the News. What's the World to Do?

Posted October 15, 2010 | 12:18:10 (EST)

Food prices are back in the news this week. A surge in corn prices sparked new concerns that the world could be headed toward another food price crisis. Unfortunately, the discussion once more ignores sustained attention to long-term solutions to poverty and hunger.

You may remember that the food price...

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Haitian Lives Still to Save

Posted March 30, 2010 | 14:04:13 (EST)

This is a joint commentary by the presidents of eight leading humanitarian aid organizations operating in Haiti: George Rupp of International Rescue Committee, Charles MacCormack of Save the Children, Nancy A. Aossey of International Medical Corps, Ruth Messinger of American Jewish World Service, Raymond Offenheiser of Oxfam America, Nancy Lindborg...

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A Better Week for Haiti - And With These Reforms, a Far Better Future

Posted January 29, 2010 | 11:39:34 (EST)

The needs of Haitian children and families remain great. But this was a good week for Haiti by some measures: More medical care and relief supplies are reaching those who have lost so much, and the World Food Program, with the help of Save the Children and others, is on...

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