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During an October visit to Liberia, USAID head Rajiv Shah held a joint press conference with the country's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID

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Injured revelers wait outside the General Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, early Tuesday. At least 18 people on a music group's packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were reportedly killed when they were electrocuted by a power line, officials said. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP hide caption

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Nick van Praag of Ground Truth meets with locals of Pakistan's Sindh Province in 2013 to see if they're satisfied with efforts to help them recover from previous floods and prevent damage from any future ones. Kai Hopkins/Ground Truth hide caption

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After the earthquake in 2010, about 1,000 people were living in tents on the median of Highway 2, one of Haiti's busiest roads. Five years later, tens of thousands of people in Port-au-Prince still live in tents and other temporary housing. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Chief nursing officer Marc Julmisse (in glasses) leads nursing rounds inside the neonatal intensive care unit of the University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti. Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners in Health hide caption

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Anti-government protesters carry the body of a demonstrator who was shot to death during clashes with the National Police in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says he will step down in response to protesters' demands. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP hide caption

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A Haitian woman holds cherries from a coffee tree. Haiti's coffee trade was once a flourishing industry, but it has been crippled by decades of deforestation, political chaos and now, climate change. Patrick Farrell /MCT /Landov hide caption

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Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

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Hedson Lamour, 28, prays with his color-coordinated band before performing. He entered the contest because his mom was a child slave. Frederic Dupoux for NPR hide caption

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A mother and child pass through Batey Bembe in the sugar-producing region near the town of Conseulo. Bateys are small, isolated communities made up of sugar cane workers and their families, often consisting of three or four generations. Sarah Tilotta for NPR hide caption

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Maman Pye cacao, a Haitian supertree, can produce 20 times as many cacao pods as ordinary trees, and the pods themselves are denser with cacao seeds than ordinary pods. Shutterstock hide caption

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