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Blog Post Explains Benefits Of U.S. Foreign Assistance, Reasons To Maintain Budget

Development Set: 4 Reasons Why Foreign Aid Is As American As Apple Pie In this blog post, Humanosphere correspondent Tom Murphy discusses proposed cuts to U.S. foreign assistance, writing, “Like any government program, U.S. foreign aid is not perfect. Some programs fail, and there are cases of financial mismanagement. However,…

CDC Works With Developing Countries To Prepare For Emergencies With Medicine Stockpiles

CDC’s “Public Health Matters Blog”: Stockpile Expert Helps Responders Prepare for Emergencies Tom Jackson, senior training adviser for the CDC’s Division of Strategic National Stockpile, discusses the importance of having a stockpile of medicines on hand during emergencies and describes the CDC’s work helping developing countries “figure out how to…

Managing Emergencies Effectively Is ‘Not A Partisan Matter’

POLITICO: Donald Trump, Master of Disaster? Jeremy Konyndyk, former director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance “…How an administration handles major emergencies like [Ebola] heavily shapes its legacy. Mismanaging a high-profile crisis can irreparably harm a presidency … But more importantly, it can have dire consequences for Americans…

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