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Sep 24, 2014
NEW YORK (September 24, 2014) – The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest and longest Ebola outbreak in history. This outbreak has killed more people than all other Ebola outbreaks combined.   Statement by Samuel A. Worthington, President and CEO, InterAction:    "The Ebola outbreak has grown into a massive humanitarian crisis with sweeping...
Sep 10, 2014
Global children’s development agency Plan International and International Medical Corps, a leader in global health and emergency response, have joined forces to respond to Ebola, the deadly virus spreading rapidly across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone and moving into other parts of West Africa. 
Jun 22, 2014
U.S. foreign assistance has accomplished some remarkable things over the years, and the progress continues. America's investments in long-term international development are paying off. These fact sheets, created by InterAction with the help of member organizations, tell us how.
Jun 22, 2014
U.S. foreign assistance has accomplished some remarkable things over the years, and the progress continues. America's investments in long-term international development are paying off. These fact sheets, created by InterAction with the help of member organizations, tell us how.
Jun 05, 2014
Today, students in Stanford University’s Design for Extreme Affordability course will present a series of innovative products and services designed to prevent deaths and disabilities caused by severe burns in Nepal. Students in the course partnered this semester with ReSurge International, a nonprofit headquartered in Sunnyvale, to understand the...
Jun 02, 2014
The Hunger Project announced today that Åsa Skogström Feldt, a business leader at IKEA, will join The Hunger Project’s Global Office in New York as President and CEO of the international non-profit organization. 
Apr 09, 2014
  This press release details the global recognition of two health workers, who today will receive prestigious global health awards at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., in recognition of their work caring for child burn victims and others with surgically repairable conditions around the world. When Dr. Nancy Chee, a hand...
Jan 28, 2014
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) has awarded $736,140 to Concern Worldwide to fund their efforts to reduce child illness and mortality in Burundi. Concern Worldwide is one of nine organizations chosen by RMHC to receive a portion of more than $3 million in funding to improve maternal, neonatal, and child health around the world.
Jan 27, 2014
The aim of this paper is to provide a snapshot of the types of injuries caused by explosive weapons, such as those encountered by Handicap International (HI) while working with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Syria.
Dec 05, 2013
Episcopal Relief & Development has received a $1 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand its Early Childhood Development program in Zambia, implemented with the Zambia Anglican Council. With this new three-year grant, the organization will be able to serve an estimated 12,500 children affected by HIV/AIDS.

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