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#HerImpact: Women Leaders and the Battle Against Hunger and Poverty

In 2007, droughts in grain-producing nations, rising fuel prices, global unemployment, and famine sent shockwaves through the international community and…

September 18, 2019
Young women sits under her stand where she sells a large number of watermelons.
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Fighting poverty with data

Opportunities to accelerate the fight against poverty apply not only to agriculture, but also in health, citizen agency and many other key areas for the poor.

December 4, 2018
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The Top 9 Causes of Global Poverty

11% of the world’s population is living in extreme poverty, which is defined as surviving on only $1.90 a day.

October 17, 2018
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UN Day Reminds Us that While Imperfect, the UN Plays a Critical Role in our World

For many, the existence of the United Nations is a simple fact of life, but of course, that wasn’t always…

October 24, 2019
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A Question of Justice

“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity, but a question of justice.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio…

October 17, 2019
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Beyond #ZeroHunger

World Food Day serves as a reminder of the continued, crucial development of food security programming across the world.

October 16, 2019
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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: #BuildToLast

Between 1998 and 2017, natural disasters killed 1.3 million people, left 4.4 billion people injured, displaced, or in need of…

October 12, 2019
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Fiscal Year 2020 Committee Budget Table

This chart compares the FY 2020 and FY 2019 poverty-focused development and humanitarian accounts for both the House and Senate.

September 30, 2019
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Statement on the Decision to Drastically Reduce Refugee Admissions

The Trump Administration has proposed setting the ceiling for the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) at 18,000 in Fiscal…

September 27, 2019
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President of InterAction: Foreign Aid will Continue to Deliver

Sam Worthington, CEO of InterAction issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement to not cut foreign aid:…

August 22, 2019