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Four things you didn't know about diarrhea

It may seem trivial, but as the cause of death for 760,000 children under the age of five annually, diarrhea is no joke. Here are some facts you may not have known about the disease:

ArticleAugust 5, 2015
Syrian family in Alexandria refugee camp in Greece.

Seven common myths about refugee resettlement in the United States

While resettlement is a lifesaving and lasting solution for those with nowhere else to go, there has been a recent political backlash against welcoming refugees to the U.S. We fact-check some of the myths and falsehoods being spread about refugees.

ArticleJune 20, 2017
The Tlas family from Syria at home in San Diego

10 things President Trump doesn't understand about refugees

The White House has capped refugee arrivals in 2019 at 30,000—an historic low. We take a look at some of the facts the Trump Administration doesn’t grasp about refugees, and explain how its refugee policies weaken America and endanger lives.

ArticleMarch 11, 2019
The five Ngalamulume siblings pose for a picture in the snow in their family's front yard in Boise.

Two brothers’ quest to change hearts and minds about refugees

Born to parents who fled violence in Congo, Patrick and George became the first of their family to attend college. They are working to counter negative rhetoric about refugees in the United States and inspire other refugees to pursue their dreams.

ArticleJanuary 10, 2017
A young boy with severe acute malnutrition receives treatment at the Banadir District Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia.

5 things you think you know about famine, and the actual facts

More than 27 million people are facing starvation. Famines are not a new phenomenon, but they are preventable. It’s time to take a closer look at what you think you know about famine.

ArticleJuly 12, 2018