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Why the World's Biggest Aid Agency Wants More Fans on Facebook

Justin Smith | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Justin Smith

Why should the UN's frontline organization against hunger care how many fans it has on Facebook? Surely there are more pressing things to worry about, like the millions of people who will go hungry this year?

1 In 3 People Need Help In Syria, Where Aid Delivery Is Slow

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact

* One in three people deemed in need of help in Syria * U.N. faces bureaucratic hurdles to deliver aid * But more convoy...

Celebrate Learning: It's the Only Thing that Keeps Us From Being Dumber Than Coal Buckets

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Silverstein

I keep running into extraordinary students -- of all ages -- from all over the world, and I think there should be a day set aside every year to honor them for making the effort to learn.

Food Still Scarce In Haiti As Aid Falls Short

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA and BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Whether locked up in warehouses or stolen by thugs from people's hands, food from the world's aid agencies still isn't g...

UN: World Food Programme Provides Food To More Than 2M Displaced Pakistanis

UN WFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WFP is streaming food to more than 2 million hungry people displaced by fighting between government forces and Taliban militants in northern Pakistan ...