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U.S. Department of State calls out countries that have failed to show improvements in fighting human trafficking, in its 2013 Trafficking in Persons report released today. The report shows a 30% increase in countries using child soldiers. Some receive U.S. military aid.
Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong leads a team of world record holders and celebrities at the 2013 Providence Hood to Coast relay, running for clean water in South Sudan.
The USAID and World Vision today became the newest members of the Regional Coalition on Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola, an alliance of more than 20 agencies and associations supporting efforts to eliminate the transmission of cholera.
With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian conditions grow increasingly dire.
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In the community of La Caridad, El Salvador, fetching water once meant a long, excruciating walk and a disappointing return. However, thanks to World Vision’s work, nearly 200 families now have access to safe, life-giving water right at their homes, including Reina, who lived the first three decades of her life without any such resource.
Too often, poverty renders basic medicines and supplies inaccessible at local clinics. When that happens, easily treatable ailments threaten the lives of young children like 2-year-old Stephen.
The House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Friday voted for only $40.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2014, effectively gutting spending for key international programs that seek to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.