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U.N. Launches Largest-Ever Humanitarian Funding Appeal For $20.1B

The Guardian: U.N. launches its biggest ever annual appeal for humanitarian funding “…The U.N. is likely to ask for about $20bn (£13bn) to fund works next year in 37 countries, including Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, and Ukraine. The funding appeal has risen almost sixfold since 2005, when the U.N. sought…

Action On Climate Change Taken At COP21 Critical To Global Food Security

The Hill: U.S. leadership at Paris climate talks critical to future of agriculture Douglas Bereuter and Dan Glickman, both former U.S. representatives and current co-chairs of the Global Agricultural Development Initiative at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “…[T]he United States must lead for the world in acting to adapt…

Blog Post Discusses U.S. Response To Humanitarian Crisis In Syria

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: A Time of Unparalleled Need Tom Staal, senior deputy assistant administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, discusses USAID’s efforts to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Syria, including providing food aid and health care throughout the region (12/4).

The Guardian Examines Separation Between Humanitarian, Development Funding

The Guardian: Is it time to rethink the divide between humanitarian and development funding? “‘So much of what is wrong in the sector stems from the perverse incentives around money,’ says Simon Levine [a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute specializing in livelihoods]. We are discussing why development and…

COP21 Agenda Must Include Health Considerations

Huffington Post: Health: The Glaring Omission at COP21 Olivier Brandicourt, CEO of Sanofi “…It should be self-evident that health needs to be a key consideration when developing climate policy … An increase in average global temperatures could mean the expansion of regions conducive to the spread of diseases … Climate…

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