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January-February 2012

Rahul Singh says he can make humanitarian disaster relief faster, better, and cheaper

Liane Beam Wansbrough

It’s two and a half days since the magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. The Adventist Hospital, an enormous white building in a formerly leafy suburb of Port-au-Prince, now looks more like a war zone. Thousands of people are camped around the hospital in need of urgent medical care—mangled limbs, bleeding head […] More »

Postcard from Cambodia: How a new law threatens Canada’s aid to millions

Siena AnstisWebsite

A new law will impair Canadian development investments in Cambodia and tighten its government’s grip on civil society. More than two months have passed since the Cambodian government released the second draft of the controversial Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (known colloquially as the NGO law),and the country’s civil society organizations are still holding […] More »