Emergency Response

“I did not know I was being radicalized”: understanding violent extremism

“I did not know I was being radicalized”: understanding violent extremism Preventing violent extremism must be led by local voices. The solutions cannot from the …

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Turning on the Lights in Al Sarhan

Turning on the Lights in Al Sarhan The Al Sarhan municipality, located in the governorate of Mafraq, is made up of nine widely dispersed villages. …

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A Community-led Approach to Addressing the Roots of Violence in Nairobi

A Community-led Approach to Addressing the Roots of Violence in Nairobi Violence and conflict have always threatened communities, but in a world defined by globalization, urbanization, mass …

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Global Waters Radio: Sanitation Behavior Change in Liberia

Global Waters Radio: Sanitation Behavior Change in Liberia This interview originally appeared on Global Waters Radio. “When you’re looking at behavior change projects, it is very important …

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Syria’s Crisis: Helping Families Survive in War-torn Areas

By Pia Wanek, Director of Humanitarian Assistance, Global Communities This article originally appeared in Devex. In a humanitarian crisis, the image of emergency aid is …

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A Community-based Approach to Increasing the Peace in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements

A Community-based Approach to Increasing the Peace in Nairobi’s Informal Settlements By Selline Korir, Director of the Kenya Tuna Uwezo Program This article originally appeared in …

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When The Sweet Potato Goes Viral: A New Approach to Nutrition Programming in Northern Ghana

When The Sweet Potato Goes Viral: A New Approach to Nutrition Programming in Northern Ghana This story originally appeared in the USAID IMPACT Blog. Before …

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PREKAD Videos (Haiti): Rehabilitation of Acacia and Brun Ricot Streets

PREKAD Videos (Haiti): Rehabilitation of Acacia and Brun Ricot Streets With funding from the World Bank, Global Communities is working in the earthquake-devastated areas to …

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What aid workers are saying about Yemen

What aid workers are saying about Yemen This article originally appeared in Devex By Anna Patricia Valerio The violation of what was supposed to be …

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Stopping Ebola in its Tracks: a Community-Led Response

The public view of the Ebola response was dominated by images and stories of medical workers and Ebola treatment units. But there is also the …

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