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The United Nations Foundation is dedicated to reducing childhood mortality from disease, advocating for the rights of women and girls, improving disaster relief, creating a clean energy future, and ensuring a strong, well-funded UN.
United Nations Foundation Senior Malaria Advisor Kevin Starace talks about his experiences seeing refugee camps in Africa. Malaria is the number one cause of death and illness among refugees living in Africa. Bed nets are the best and most cost effective way to prevent malaria.
Mark Phillips, Haiti Tropical Storm ICT Coordination Officer for the UN World Food Programme (WFP), reports from Gonaives, Haiti on efforts to rebuild emergency communications for disaster relief in the wake of three consecutive, devastating hurricanes.
The United Nation's first all-female peacekeeping force, made up of 105 Indian policewomen, deployed to the West African country of Liberia in 2007. Kenneth Bledsoe of the Better World Campaign talks about the impact and value of those female peacekeepers in Liberia.