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Rapid Hurricane Response: Haiti

Summer 2008 was a tough time for Haiti. In August and September 2008, three consecutive hurricanes "Gustav, Hanna and Ike" devastated the island...

Connecting in the Midst of a Disaster

Heavy flooding along Mozambique's Zambezi River displaced nearly 300,000 Mozambicans from their homes in early 2008. Water levels were so high...

Youth Get in the Game to Send Bed Nets

Think a five year old can't make a difference in the world? See how Spencer is saving lives by saving pennies.

Somalia Successfully Eliminates Polio

Somalia undertook a massive effort to eradicate polio. Learn about the vaccination effort led by 10,000 Somalis.

Video: It Just Takes Two Drops

The UN Foundation’s participation in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative includes providing $200 million to reduce the geographic...

Rebuilding lives and livelihoods in Mexico

When a category 5 hurricane devastated the mostly Mayan community of Sian Ka'an, Mexico, we appealed to our supporters and partners. The...

Community Tours Sian Ka'an builds a successful business model

Community Tours Sian Ka'an is a locally-owned and operated tour service in Mexico. They needed some help getting their business off the ground...

Ending Fistula In This Generation

For 12 years, Sarah Omega Kidangasi suffered isolation and abandonment as a result of a debilitating childbirth injury.

Giving park guards and gorillas a fighting chance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Virunga National Park is both the largest national park in Africa and the continent’s longest inscribed World Heritage site. However,...