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Displaced Iraqis gain safe havens with U.S. help

A $155 million aid package will provide supplies and educational materials for about 10 million Iraqis needing help.
Female refugee and her child wrapped in blankets walking on beach (© AP Images)

U.S. will meet 2016 Syrian refugee goal

The Obama administration is on track to meet its goal, set in September 2015, of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States.

Five years ago: Devastation in Haiti. Today: Long-term development.

When Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010, the country was already considered the poorest country in the Western...
A house made of fibers sits on a hilltop.

Something about this house is crucial to disaster survivors

When a scientist at their school invented a new material from jute fiber, the coarse fiber typically used for making burlap, Bangladeshi business students...

Help for Yemen: Kerry welcomes ‘humanitarian pause’ in conflict

In a visit to Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State John Kerry calls for peace in Yemen and humanitarian support for its people.

Governments, relief groups and businesses responding to Nepal earthquake needs

The U.S. government raised its contribution to Nepal's earthquake relief efforts to over $61 million. More is needed. Learn how you can help.