Why is Civil Society in Crisis Mode?
Congress scorns Trump plan to cut, weaponize foreign aid
“Now is not the time to slash effective, lifesaving programs that help create a safer and more secure world,” said InterAction, an alliance of international organizations.
Why Trump wants to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
"The root causes of these crises are in Central America. If we're addressing them at the southern border, it is too late." -InterAction CEO, Sam Worthington
As Congo Ebola cases pass 1,000, growing calls to listen to locals when responding
As the world’s second-deadliest Ebola outbreak ever continues to ravage communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, international aid groups are reconsidering the way they respond.
Cyclone Idai: ‘15,000 people still need to be rescued’
Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say.
Trump may be blind to foreign aid’s merits, but we must not be
Despite the administration’s repeated efforts to gut foreign aid, Congress has proven to be a bulwark against those dangerous proposals, restoring funding.
Horn of Africa: Millions suffering due to prolonged drought
Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are suffering from a prolonged drought that is coinciding with the United States's proposal to slash funding for lifesaving food aid.
In South Sudan, differing aid mandates lead to ethical standoff
Gender-based violence organizations in South Sudan worry that this desire for the story often comes at the expense of the survivor.
#MyFreedomDay 2019: Students teach the world about modern slavery
From Nigeria to Japan, students are raising awareness about the harsh realities of modern day slavery.
Hurdles on the road to peace in the Central African Republic
“Failure to give justice its due would cause untold damage to the psyche of the country.”
From solar sisters to waste warriors, 5 examples of women taking climate action
On International Women's Day, CNN profiles five initiatives led by women fighting for a greener planet.
Humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world, warns UN
An estimated 24 million people need assistance and protection in Yemen, the UN warned on Thursday. With famine threatening hundreds of thousands of lives, humanitarian aid is increasingly becoming the only lifeline for millions across the country.