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Mar 15, 2013
Nutrition and food security are likely to be major development themes of the 2013 G8 meeting. Because good nutrition is essential to preventing maternal and child death, we applaud that focus. We ask that the United States remind world leaders of their pledges to help end preventable child deaths, and the need to make commitments to child and...
Mar 14, 2013
Foreign assistance saves lives, stabilizes countries, opens markets and helps those in need. Yet under sequestration – automatic spending cuts taking effect this March – poverty-focused development and humanitarian accounts are being slashed by 5 percent.  This translates into real human suffering.  
Dec 05, 2012
  This is a compilation of 17 fact sheets, researched and developed by Mercy Corps, that compare the impact of differing House and Senate funding levels for the International Affairs Budget in proposed fiscal year 2013 budgets. The fact sheets hone in on funding for initiatives related to global health (e.g. neglected tropical diseases, nutrition...
Dec 05, 2012
This document, researched and developed by Mercy Corps, shows the differences in the House and Senate FY2013 spending plans for the International Affairs Budget's family planning and reproductive health funding. It lays out the global need, the significance of funding levels, the importance of the funding and the impact of past funding....
Dec 04, 2012
This document, researched and developed by Mercy Corps, shows the differences in the House and Senate FY2013 spending plans for the International Affairs Budget's malaria funding. It lays out the global need, the significance of funding levels, the importance of the funding and the impact of past funding. InterAction and our members are urging...
Dec 04, 2012
  This document, researched and developedy by Mercy Corps, shows the differences in the House and Senate FY2013 spending plans for the International Affairs Budget's global health accounts. It lays out the global need, the significance of funding levels, the importance of the funding and the impact of past funding for nutrition, polio, malaria,...
Dec 04, 2012
This document, researched and developedy by Mercy Corps, shows the differences in the House and Senate FY2013 spending plans for the International Affairs Budget's global health accounts. It lays out the global need, the significance of funding levels, the importance of the funding and the impact of past funding for nutrition, polio, malaria,...

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