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U.S. Rep. Houlahan To Introduce Bill To Restore U.S. Funding To UNFPA

TIME: This Freshman Congresswoman Wants to Restore U.S. Funding to U.N. Reproductive-Health Agency “When Pennsylvania Rep. Chrissy Houlahan first came to Washington, D.C. nine months ago, the Air Force veteran knew she wanted to carve out a policy niche in promoting women’s rights both domestically and internationally. On Thursday, she…

USAID Administrator Unsure Of U.S. Assistance Situation In War-Torn Syria; Humanitarian Groups Face Challenges Reaching Impacted Populations

Associated Press: Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift “Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands of people as rapidly shifting battle lines make it increasingly difficult to reach them. Nearly all foreign aid workers have been evacuated because of…

Development Leaders Discuss U.S. Foreign Isolationism, Impact On Conflicts, Humanitarian Responses At Carnegie Corporation Event

Devex: Amid Syria crisis, David Miliband stresses impact of global leadership ‘vacuum’ “Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, International Rescue Committee President David Miliband, and other global development leaders [at an event hosted by the Carnegie Corporation of New York] sounded an alarm on Tuesday on how American foreign…

Borgen Magazine Examines USAID’s Nutrition Strategy

Borgen Magazine: USAID’s Nutrition Strategy “…Recently, USAID’s nutrition strategy has made important breakthroughs in the area of malnutrition, a problem that has otherwise eluded solutions. … USAID has made strides to reduce malnutrition by implementing programs with proven track records of success and by taking on new, potentially game-changing projects.…

New York Times Profiles Outcomes Of USAID-Supported Research To Predict Ebola Outbreaks

New York Times: You’re Swabbing a Dead Gorilla for Ebola. Then It Gets Worse. “…Scientists [who] were trying to predict human Ebola outbreaks by detecting them first in apes and other forest animals … recently published a study in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B detailing 12…