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Monday, August 18, 2014

Today marks World Humanitarian Day, a day designated by the UN General Assembly to remember the 22 UN and relief agency staff who lost their lives in a bombing in Baghdad 11 years ago. Since its designation in 2008, August 19th has become an occasion to celebrate the commitment of relief workers and honor fallen aid workers who have mad

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The Maker Movement is transforming the way we design and produce things – both here at home and overseas. With young African leaders having recently converged on Washington, we got a first hand look at how makers are shaking up the continent

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to commemorate the fallen relief workers who died in the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, as well as the thousands of others who have given their lives to help those in need. Last year marked the most violent year for aid organizations in the...

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Last updated: August 19, 2014

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