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USAID Deploys Disaster Assistance Team To Hurricane-Hit Bahamas To Assist In Humanitarian Efforts

USAID: USAID Deploys Disaster Assistance Response Team to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas”The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to The Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian-the second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record and the strongest to ever hit The Bahamas-continues to bring life-threatening…

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Al Jazeera: Feeding India’s future: Why malnutrition is bad for the economy (Sanghera, 9/3). DW: Putting the brakes on population growth (8/30). Fortune: ‘Contagious and Dangerous’: As Measles Cases Soar in Europe, Officials Wage a War Against Online Disinformation (Warner, 9/1). The Guardian: Sewage, Zika virus – and the team in Brazil mapping…

The Guardian Launches ‘Running Dry’ Series Examining Impacts Of Climate Change On Food Security, Water, Environment, Migration In Central America

The Guardian: ‘People are dying’: how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the U.S. “As part of the Running Dry series, the Guardian looks at how drought and famine are forcing Guatemalan families to choose between starvation and migration…” (Lakhani, 7/29). The Guardian: Living without water: the crisis…

MSF Expanding Medical Activities In Venezuela

Médecins Sans Frontières: Addressing mounting health needs in Venezuela “Médecins Sans Frontières is expanding its medical activities in Venezuela, where years of economic and political crisis are taking a heavy toll on households and health facilities alike. … Last month, MSF started assessing health needs in different parts of the…

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Al Jazeera: The ‘vicious cycle’ driving teen pregnancy in El Salvador (Davies, 7/22). The BMJ: Investing in global health will ‘improve our NHS,’ says England’s CMO (Hawkes, 7/22). Devex: Maternal health: The next frontier for private sector engagement (7/22). Devex: How to address HIV/AIDS stigma in health facilities to achieve…