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Wired Humanitarianism

Robert Muggah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robert Muggah

The humanitarian community finds itself looking inward as it confronts twenty-first century emergencies. Some of the old guard worry that the explosive growth of relief and development organizations is diminishing their efficiency and effectiveness and in some cases politicizing aid.

Nonprofit: The Real Reason Aid Doesn't Reach The Poorest

www.takepart.com | Posted 02.14.2013 | Impact

When academics or the media criticize aid organizations for inefficiencies or promises unfulfilled, I think about the vast and endlessly tangled compl...

Andrea Stone

NGOs In Afghanistan React To Obama Drawdown, Worry About Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Humanitarian aid groups in Afghanistan reacted to President Barack Obama's plan to begin pulling U.S. troops out of that country this su...

Finding Faith, Doing Service In Haiti

Rabbi Sid Schwarz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Sid Schwarz

They don't meet many Jews and I was certainly the first rabbi they ever encountered. To them I was a minister to the chosen people of God and Israel was the Promised Land.

Afghanistan Is More Dangerous Despite Troop Surge, Say Aid Groups

New York Times | ROD NORDLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even as more American troops flow into the country, Afghanistan is more dangerous than it has ever been during this war, with security deteriorating i...