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International Relief

Not Since Rwanda: Will Six Million Syrians Be Forgotten in Geneva?

Tom Andrews | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Tom Andrews

While there was division over the question of the launching of a military strike, there should be no debate over the need to lift the barriers that stand in the way of life-saving relief and the millions under siege who have lost everything in Syria.

Private Sector Also Plays Role in Responding to Sahel Crisis

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

Forming partnerships with the private sector as a way of leveraging humanitarian and relief work is essential as we look to bridge funding gaps. Of course, those partnerships have to be in line with the strategy and humanitarian principles of an NGO.

Why Every Day Must Be Father's Day

Roland C. Warren | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Roland C. Warren

For healthy families, communities and nations, we need great dads.

On Charities: Is Microscopic Overhead a True Measure of Effectiveness?

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

What does it mean when a charity with few employees and modest income reports one billion dollars in revenue? What more ought a donor know about the charity beyond its numbers?

Haiti Offers Opportunity to Begin New Era for U.S. Foreign Assistance

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

The end goal should be a new era for foreign assistance; one that does not rely on Cold War-era rationales. Still, though, the window to enact lasting change is closing.

The Growth Of Faith-Based International Aid

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A growing number of conservative Christians are explicitly and self-critically acknowledging that to be "pro-life" must mean more than opposing aborti...

Marking a Month In Haiti Relief

Nancy Aossey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Aossey

It's been a month since one of the modern era's deadliest earthquakes struck Haiti. Much has been accomplished during the past four weeks, but significant challenges remain.

Operation USA Named #1 Privately Funded Charity

Richard Walden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Walden

Most of the large brand name relief groups derive 20-75% of all their funds from US government agencies but non-governmental Operation USA is not beholden to political winds.