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Devex: Q&A: Rich Stearns of World Vision U.S. on the role of advocacy, faith, persistence in development (Cheney, 1/10). The Guardian: ‘One guy took a cutlass’: gay women at greater risk of violence in Ghana (Bowman, 1/10). HuffPost: Children With Baffling Seizure Disorder Face Uncertain Future In Northern Uganda (Martell,…

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World Food Programme’s Budget At Record High But Not Enough To Meet Needs In Crisis-Hit Countries

NPR: The U.N.’s Terrible Dilemma: Who Gets To Eat? “…[E]ven though the [U.N. World Food Programme’s] budget is at a record high, it’s not enough to keep up with the number of refugees and people in other crisis situations who need emergency food aid. Continuing conflicts in countries like Syria…

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U.N. Environment Programme, WHO Sign Agreement To Address Environmental Health Risks

U.N. News Centre: Taking on environmental health risks, U.N. agencies aim to protect ‘foundations for life’ on Earth “Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year. The…

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Donors Cautious About Delivering Food Aid To North Korea As Tensions Escalate

IRIN: Donors lose appetite for North Korean food aid “There’s a question mark hovering over the immediate future of aid delivery as food assistance — once a symbolic thread of engagement with North Korea — has become wrapped up in red tape and is starting to weigh heavily on weary…

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New Publication Malnutrition Deeply Begins By Examining Prioritization Of SDG Nutrition Targets

Malnutrition Deeply: Ranking Nutrition on the Global To-Do List “…Progress on the several nutrition targets has stalled or is actually going in the wrong direction. Worried their efforts to get these targets back on track might be derailed, experts are pushing back and explaining why nutrition should be prioritized within…

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Blog Post Highlights 10 Examples Of USAID’s Work In 2017

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Be Inspired: 10 Examples of How Aid Works This blog post highlights 10 examples of USAID’s work in 2017, including the agency’s efforts related to natural disasters, food insecurity, and maternal and newborn health (1/4).

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Devex Explores Trump Administration’s Impacts On U.S. Development Policy, Developing Countries In 2017

Devex: How Donald Trump changed U.S. development policy in 2017 “For the U.S. development community, 2017 was different. Drastic budget proposals, hiring freezes, and murky reorganization plans sent development advocates scrambling. They watched a skeptical White House call for deep cuts — and the U.S. Congress emerge as foreign aid’s…

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U.S., U.K. Call On Saudi-Led Coalition To Open Yemen’s Ports To Allow Humanitarian Aid Access

CNN: In Yemen, the markets have food, but children are starving to death “…In Yemen, aid workers are hunkered down in secure compounds in cities out of fear for their safety and boxes of Plumpy’nut rarely get to where they are most needed. In Yemen, children … die because by…

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Associated Press: Global effort to get kids out of orphanages gains momentum (Mutler et al., 12/19). Bloomberg: The Fight to Eradicate Break-Bone Fever Faces Another Setback (Paton, 12/18). Devex: New data gateway helps developing countries collect crucial information (Cornish, 12/18). Devex: Responding to East Africa’s food security crisis in 2017,…

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New York Times Investigation Highlights Severity Of Malnutrition Crisis Among Venezuela’s Children

New York Times: Multimedia Feature: As Venezuela Collapses, Children Are Dying of Hunger “…Hunger has stalked Venezuela for years. Now, it is killing the nation’s children at an alarming rate, doctors in the country’s public hospitals say. Venezuela has been shuddering since its economy began to collapse in 2014. ……

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