A midwife holds a newborn at Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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July 25, 2013 Pregnancy is unusually complicated in humanitarian crises. Midwives also often have to help women who have experienced sexual violence and have reproductive health issues.
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July 2, 2013 For decades, millions of refugees around the world have lived in canvas tents. But those tents are hot during the day, cold at night, and afford little privacy. Ikea and the U.N. refugee agency are working to provide a durable and innovative alternative. Testing on the units begins this month in Ethiopia.
In Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday, LaTia Cobbs sat in the rubble of her destroyed home.
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May 1, 2011 How can you help? For those who want to assist from afar, the National Donations Management Network has an online list of organizations that assist in disaster relief.
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