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Humanitarian news briefs, Oct. 3, 2016

World news roundup for the week of October 3, 2016. This week’s highlights in humanitarian health news: Measles, food aid in Iraq, and air quality in Asia.

Top 5 ways to raise a generous child at any age

I have a toddler. So naturally, we're working on teaching her about sharing. But beyond that, I want her to become a kind, generous child who grows up to be a generous adult. Beside the fact that the Bible tells us to be generous to those in poverty, there's also scientific...

Praying the Psalms: Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” — Psalm 46:1 (NIV) Julissa excels at science and language at her school in El Salvador. But the 14-year-old's home life was torn apart by violent arguments between her parents and her father’s...

Humanitarian news briefs, Sept. 26, 2016

A quick summary of this week’s world and humanitarian news highlights: 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, hunger in Somalia, and violence in South Sudan.