On Tuesday, I posted some suggestions for how people could help the victims of Hurricane Sandy here in the US. I neglected to mention the horrific suffering in impoverished Haiti, which was pummeled by Sandy's devastating trajectory before she hit US shores.
LOS ANGELES—Sandy has left us stranded on the opposite coast, which means on Tuesday we found ourselves at the Geffen Contemporary art space downtown, where the Museum of Contemporary Art threw a party with Levi's and Intel to launch four of its Friends of MoCA T-shirts.
Submitted by Ned Colt on September 23, 2012 - 9:00am
September 24, 2012
The IRC is partnering with communities on quick impact infrastructure projects, supporting small businesses and providing job training in Kyrgyzstan, which was ravaged by four days of deadly ethnic violence in June 2010. The intention is that working together to rebuild lives, homes and businesses will lead to an increase in mutual respect and trust between Kyrgyzstan's ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek communities.
World Humanitarian Day: Last chance to say "I was here"
Wednesday is World Population Day, and the United Nations Population Fund says reproductive health is crucial for development. Dr. Dhammika Perera, senior technical advisor for global reproductive health programs at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), said his organization believes that givin
Giving women in conflict or disaster-hit communities more control over when and whether to have children will be key to the success of global efforts to reduce maternal mortality in developing countries.