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Global Health

Humanitarian Practice

No Laughing Matter

November 19 is World Toilet Day—a day that is sure to gather its usual collection of smirks and giggles here in the U.S., where scatological…
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Nov 19, 2019
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U.S. Foreign Assistance

Choose to Invest FY 2020

Choose to Invest provides Congress, the administration, and other interested stakeholders with funding recommendations and justifications for 45 poverty-focused accounts and programs
InterAction
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Feb 1, 2019
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Crises & Countries in Conflict

About 19 million Lack Access to Clean Water in Yemen

Potable water has become increasingly hard to come by in Yemen since the war started in 2015, highlighted by the nation's cholera outbreak. International aid agencies have asked for more help, as well as a long-term political solution, but millions of Yemenis are struggling as the conflict continues.
Dorsa Jabbari
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Jan 23, 2019
In the News

Migrants and Refugees Do Not Bring “Exotic” Communicable Diseases to Countries

The World Health Organization has taken aim at the myth that migrants and refugees bring diseases to the countries they arrive in, with its first report on migrant and refugee health in the European region. In the report, the WHO dispels the falsehood that irregular migrants and refugees spread sickness among host communities.
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Jan 22, 2019
Four people stand by a river. Two are crossing over a makeshift bridge.
Global Development Practice

Building Water and Sanitation Systems to Survive Climate Change

Around the world, climate change is already compromising our most precious resource: access to water. Today, less than one percent of the world’s water is available to drink. As extreme weather events increase, the threat to drinking water will also increase.
Robyn Fischer
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Sep 25, 2018

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