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Aid Groups, Contractors Shift Efforts in Iraq

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Aid Groups, Contractors Shift Efforts in Iraq

Aid Groups, Contractors Shift Efforts in Iraq

Aid Groups, Contractors Shift Efforts in Iraq

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Violence in Iraq is changing the roles of non-government organizations there. Aid distribution and reconstruction efforts are being re-examined. Some contractors are halting work or considering pulling out of the country. Mercy Corps is a non-profit organization that works around the world to alleviate poverty. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Paul Butler, deputy director of Mercy Corps.