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After storms and flooding in 2020, a community mobilizes to rebuild a road and finds a way to include a neighbor living with disabilities.
Safe water, good hygiene, and improved sanitation save lives in the pandemic and everyday
Since conflict broke out one year ago, humanitarian needs are outpacing aid.
The effects of conflict, COVID-19, and climate change have intensified the global hunger crisis. Here are some of the world's hunger hotspots and the families experiencing extreme hunger.
What you need to know about the obscure policy preventing people from seeking asylum at the US southern border
Breaking down Title 42, the Trump-era policy that President Biden is using to send refugees back into harm’s way. Preventing asylum seekers from filing their claims is a violation of their human rights.
Your guide to understanding the presidential determination for refugee admissions and how President Biden can save lives by resettling refugees in the US.