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Humanitarian Response

Women Mobilize to Halt Spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone

UN Women | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
UN Women

Volunteers underwent intensive training to learn about the disease and their roles during the campaign. UN Women helped design the trainings, along with UNICEF, UNFPA and WHO.

Liberian Women Adopt New Strategies in Ebola Response

UN Women | Posted 12.15.2014 | World
UN Women

Cross-posted from UN Women Radio host Justice Clarke and his guests sit in a semi-circular United Nations radio studio for a live discussion of ...

Resilience & Response: A Hurricane's Impact From Haiti to New York City - Pt. 2

Emily Jacobi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Emily Jacobi

Hurricane Sandy reinforces important lessons from disasters past, from Hurricane Katrina's impact on the Gulf Coast in 2005 to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Resilience and Response: A Hurricane's Impact From Haiti to New York City -- Part 1: The View From Inside a Haitian Emergency Response Hotline

Emily Jacobi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Emily Jacobi

The simple idea of 911 draws a connection -- beyond the winds of the hurricane -- between my life in New York City and a place I've been working for the past three years: Haiti.

Rebuilding Haiti in the Time of Cholera

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Samuel A. Worthington

As international NGOs, we are ready to work alongside the new Haitian government to ensure a more integrated rebuilding process. Many of us are in for the long haul.

America's Broken Response to Pakistan

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

The so-called battle for hearts and minds in Pakistan is the war that America will lose because of our occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Interview with the Red Cross Secretary General in Geneva

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Bekele Geleta grew up in Ethiopia where he developed a strong understanding of the critical role of Red Cross Red Crescent principles, such as neutrality in matters of politics and religion.