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Haitian Chaos: Of Course Aid is Difficultnew

Recently, an Italian official labeled the American response in Haiti "pathetic." And an NPR report described the food distribution of international agencies generally as "irregular, inadequate, and often violent and disorderly."
Seattle Weekly  |  Nina Shapiro  |  02-08-2010  |  Disasters

Mercy Corps is Helping America's Image in Ethiopia One Goat at a Timenew

While Mercy Corps gets major publicity when disasters occur, the nonprofit also works throughout the year on myriad projects. One such effort is in the West Hararghe region in remote eastern Ethiopia, where the group has spent about $1 million since 2002 among the region's estimated 1,000 villages to vaccinate animals in an area the size of Maryland.
Willamette Week  |  Don Lieber  |  05-21-2008  |  International

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