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  • Life in African refugee camps

    Posted on September 23, 2008

    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.

  • World Food Programme in Haiti

    Posted on September 16, 2008

    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.

  • Interview with Awa Dieng of DataDyne.org

    Posted on September 9, 2008

    The UN Foundation-Vodafone Foundation Partnership supports DataDyne.org's groundbreaking mobile data products that serve public health and international development.

  • First All Female Peacekeeping Force in Liberia

    Posted on September 9, 2008

    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.

  • Exiled - Water

    Posted on September 8, 2008

    Water is one of the most basic human needs, yet it's ownership and use is also one of the most controversial challenges in the world today.

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