World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service and to remember those who perished.
Changing property and inheritance laws “may be the most critical” step in ensuring “women's full and free participation in local economies.”
To date, this is the worst Ebola epidemic recorded in the DRC, and the second largest recorded outbreak of the disease globally.
The United States stands with refugees and the international community to support refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced persons worldwide.
After almost three decades, the United States reopened a permanent Mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, in Somalia.
Women are the key to economic growth.
Today, some 821 million people suffer chronically from hunger
The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to one million dollars for location of Hamza Bin Laden, son of deceased former al-Qaida head Usama Bin Laden.
Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in south-eastern Africa and caused a disaster in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
World Malaria Day is an occasion to recognize the global effort to effectively control, and eventually wipe out, this terrible disease.
On March 15th, Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in south-eastern Africa, killed over 1000 people and caused immense damage in Mozambique, and to a lesser degree in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Madagascar.
Mine Awareness Day provides an opportunity for the world to reflect on both the progress made and the challenges that remain in clearing landmines and unexploded ordnance.