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24 Jan 2011 description
report InterAction

InterAction is pleased to release its second Foreign Assistance Briefing Book (FABB). The book outlines the U.S.-based international nonprofit community's views on foreign assistance challenges expected to be at the forefront of the 112th Congress and the remaining two years of the Obama administration's first term.

Sixteen key areas and sectors are featured, including climate change, food security and agriculture, health, urban poverty and U.S. government funding trends, with specific problems highlighted and suggested recommendations.

04 Nov 2009 description
report InterAction

Introduction

The year since the release of InterAction's Foreign Assistance Briefing Book has been challenging for the Obama administration and the 111th Congress. Foreign assistance, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the worldwide financial crisis have had to compete with urgent domestic concerns and a bold agenda.

09 Dec 2008 description
report InterAction

Staff from northern Uganda also are deployed to help with families crossing into Uganda

(PORTLAND, ORE.-Dec. 9, 2008) This Thursday, two local medical volunteers with Medical Teams International leave for southwestern Uganda where they'll care for families fleeing the fighting in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Dr. Tom Martin, a Portland physician, and Anne Blaufus, a nurse from Camas, Wash., are employed at Portland Providence Medical Center.

31 Oct 2006 description
report InterAction

Background Summary

After obtaining its independence from British rule on October 9, 1962, Uganda embarked on its journey of self-governance with Edward Mutesa II as king of Buganda and ceremonial president, and Milton Obote as executive prime minister.

24 Sep 2001 description
report InterAction


Produced by Gottlieb Duwan With the Disaster Response Unit of InterAction ®
Map of DR-Congo

Map Courtesy of CIA World Factbook

Background Summary