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3 Humanitarian Crises The World Needs To Pay More Attention To In 2017
Vice President of Humanitarian Leadership and Response, Mercy ...
This year we watched Aleppo, Mosul and the refugee crisis unfold, but there are many other conflict stories that went untold.
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Aleppo Resident: 'In A Few Days, We Will Run Out Of Everything'
Syria Response Director for Mercy Corps
This Syrian city is overwhelmed by relentless bombing and weary from war, but we're determined to return and give them the aid and hope they deserve.
Honoring Omran Daqneesh: Translating Outrage To Action In Syria
Employment Specialist, Forced Migration Researcher, Human Righ...
Dazed, traumatized, yet completely silent, the video of Omran, like the picture of Alan Kurdi whose body was found washed upon a Turkish shore, has struck a chord. It has reminded the public that the war in Syria is still raging and that everyone, especially children, is suffering.
This World Humanitarian Day, the World Must Get Serious About Protecting Aid Workers
Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Corps
We cannot afford to have another Omran Daqneesh or to have more aid workers held at gunpoint. Innocent civilians and the people striving to protect them deserve more.
The World Cannot Afford to Turn Its Back on South Sudan
Country Director for Mercy Corps South Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan -- The headlines will fade, but the needs will not. South Sudan is a country on a precipice, and all of our help and attention is needed now, and in the months to come, if this new country is to realize its bright future.
A Holiday Gift for Hungry Children
Author, journalist,and historian. Partnered with UN World Food...
It is the right of all children to grow up with food and education. Yet so many go without. But if we can give children worldwide a holiday gift, why not let it be school meals for the New Year.
Bread For The Journey: The Greek Baker Who Remembers
Writer and Social Entrepreneur on Politics, Film and Civil Soc...
As he stacks up dozens of empty baking trays in the back of his van after another morning round of helping to feed refugees, one thing is certain: the "Baker in Kos" clearly remembers from where he came.
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The Other Conflict That Is Costing Nigeria Billions
And how one group is working to end it.
Don't Just Stand There -- Do Something Holy
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein
Deanna and Allen Alevy Senior Rabbi and Co-Founder, LA's Pico ...
You have heard this passage from the Talmud many times before -- but it's still true -- one who saves one life is as if they saved an entire world. The funds that you provide will help sustain people in dire need.
Revisiting Sri Lanka a Decade Later: Helping Children After Disasters
Founder, Fortunate Blessings Foundation
The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami killed more than 35,000 people in Sri Lanka, injuring more than 21,000. Over 1,000 children were orphaned and more than 7,000 children lost one parent.
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When Water Scarcity Becomes Personal
Senior Policy Researcher, Mercy Corps
Like many Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in their country, Sabeen has found another crisis in Jordan: water scarcity.
Women in Business: Q&A with Samantha Albery, Director of MicroMentor
Laura Emily Dunn
Digital Comms, Content and Social Media Practitioner | Politic...
How has mentorship made a difference in your professional and personal life? I have been blessed by many mentors who believe
How To Help South Sudan After 200,000 Displaced From Homes
South Sudan, which peacefully became its own sovereign nation after breaking away from Sudan in 2011, has been plagued by
7 Photos Of Syrian Refugee Children That Will Break Your Heart AND Inspire You
The Power of One Pen: Shooting in Liberia with Mercy Corps
Social documentary photographer, founder of PhotoPhilanthropy.org
I've known how to write my name since I was four years old, so as I watched Cedeh sit down with paper and a prized ink pen and slowly work through the letters of her name I had a sense of peering into someone's shame.
LOOK: Staggering Facts About The Syria Refugee Crisis
As Syria Humanitarian Crisis Grows, Donors Are In Short Supply
WASHINGTON — Facing a growing humanitarian crisis, Oxfam, the international relief agency, set a goal in January of raising
Hope for Haiti: The Republic of NGOs
When you stand face-to-face with a person who is shedding tears of gratitude for the support they have received and witness their progress, it is clear that help is not in vain. Call it naiveté, call it blind faith, call it Pollyannaish. Or call it what it is: hope.
Superman, Batman, Other DC Entertainment Superheroes Fight Famine In Horn Of Africa
"The members of the Justice League are an international team of super heroes beloved by a broad range of fans," DC Entertainment
Haiti Earthquake: How To Help 2 Years Later
American Red Cross The Red Cross continues to administer cholera vaccinations, build homes, remove rubble and provide health
How You Can Help: Pakistan Flood 2011
Donate here. Islamic Relief USA Focused on providing rapid relief in the event of natural disasters, Islamic Relief USA is
Healing Kids in NYC -- And Around the World
Hauser Leader-in-Residence at Harvard’s Center for Public Lead...
in the days and weeks after 9/11, I witnessed something incredible: people coming together to heal the emotional wounds of kids in New York City, and taking that healing to kids around the world.
Mercy Corps: Mission Accomplished?
Jonathan C. Lewis
Author, The Unfinished Social Entreprenuer
If you think Portland-based Mercy Corps is an air ambulance service, a religious sect or a merciful military organization, you would be wrong.
Mother's Day In Haiti: 'Hope Creates Life!'
Hauser Leader-in-Residence at Harvard’s Center for Public Lead...
My own hope this Mother's Day is that women like Lucienne and Alexandre will have the opportunities to make their dream of a brighter future for their children into reality.
Western Union Bridges Economies, But Its Foundation Bridges Lives
The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation Supporting Young Global L...
Western Union is focused on delivering value to its shareholders while also increasing value to society.
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