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Philippines typhoon relief complicated by earlier disasters

Nov 11, 2013
The Philippines is reeling and thousands are presumed dead after a massive typhoon hit over the weekend. While relief efforts are underway, they may be undercut by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines last month.
Posted In: philippines, Typhoon Haiyan, natural disasters, foreign aid

A few good men? U.S. aid trained and equipped Egypt's military

Aug 20, 2013
Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers.
Posted In: Egypt, military, officer training, foreign aid

Who's still investing in Egypt's economy?

Aug 19, 2013
The upheaval in Egypt is terrible for the Egyptian economy, but some countries and companies remain.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, foreign aid

Coup or no coup is a billion dollar question

Jul 5, 2013
How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
Posted In: Egypt, coup, foreign aid, Arab Spring

Ad hits Obama on child soldiers

Sep 20, 2012
Conservative nonprofit Let Freedom Ring attacks Obama for providing military aid to countries that use child soldiers.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, foreign aid, super PAC

China offers $20 billion in aid to Africa

Jul 19, 2012
China held a forum with African leaders today, offering $20 billion in loans to countries throughout the continent over the next three years. The pledge almost doubles China's previous aid to Africa, strengthening a relationship that has attracted a lot of criticism from the West.
Posted In: China, Africa, foreign aid

In Kenya, U.S. aid groups focus their efforts

Jan 16, 2012
Kenya has received international aid for years, but life remains bleak for many. Donors are getting smarter about how to channel their giving.
Posted In: Kenya, foreign aid

Was the world late to Somalia's famine?

Jan 4, 2012
Many experts suggest the global aid community – including the largest donor, the United States – responded too late to the famine in the Horn of Africa.
Posted In: East Africa, foreign aid

Foreign aid recipients hurt by global economic concerns

Nov 30, 2011
In South Korea today, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned rich countries not to shortchange their international aid programs as they cut their budgets.
Posted In: United Nations, foreign aid

MAP: U.S. foreign aid to the Middle East and South Asia

Feb 16, 2011
Since the end of World War II, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked to further America's foreign policy inte...
Posted In: Egypt, foreign aid, Israel, maps, middle east, picture this

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