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Empowering local governments? What we learned from the LOKAL+ project in Haiti

The recent assassination of Haiti’s president sparked a political crisis in a country that has been a theater of chronic political instability for decades. At the same time, Haitians are in dire need of reliable public services and more effective local governance. A USAID project aimed at the heart of Haiti’s struggle with inequality and corruption. Did it work?

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Handwashing saves lives

Your reminder during the COVID-19 outbreak: Soap and water are—hands down—the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease

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COVID-19 and the communities we serve

As we prepare to weather this pandemic, we need to consider the vulnerabilities of women and low-wage workers, and those most at risk in poor countries. A letter from Oxfam America President and CEO Abby Maxman.

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