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Our Afghanistan Hospitals Featured in Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal: More Afghan Civilians Becoming Casualties of War

“In response to the rising level of violence, Emergency is opening new clinics and expanding its existing hospitals in Afghanistan, focusing in and around… 117 more words

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Our Work Continues Through Variable Weather of Arbat Camp

“The weather has been getting warmer in the last few days here in Arbat, but the recent weeks were really cold – temperatures often dropped below 0°C – and it… 58 more words

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Samia Fatuma and her story

Samia Fatuma: 12 years old. One brother, three sisters. One mother, no father. Well-spoken. Confident. Beautiful.

Today I learned her story.

“It is beautiful,” she utters through a longing smile when I ask her about the village she comes from. 1,059 more words

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Introducing: The #BeLikeHer Campaign

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. 134 more words

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The girl who stood up

“Girls,” we asked, “do you think you have the same rights as boys?” They all nodded.

It was the end of a long week and the room was at least 80 degrees. 898 more words

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Update on Our Response to Panjsher Avalanches

“The general situation after the recent avalanche is complicated. Many areas are inaccessible by land, but luckily it’s sunny and the helicopters can pick up the survivors. 76 more words

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Helping Volunteers bring their A game to agriculture projects

The Peace Corps is working to standardize the quality of its technical training for Volunteers by developing global training standards and training packages on general and technical topics that Volunteers need to be successful. 274 more words

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