Nurith Aizenman

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More Than 1,700 Remain In Shelters After Hurricane

Thursday, September 27, 2018

As flooding continues in some parts of the Carolinas, people have been living in shelters for two weeks with little chance of going home anytime soon.


Environmentalists Concerned That More Coal Ash Ponds Will Spill Into Rivers

Monday, September 24, 2018

Environmental groups are closely watching coal ash storage ponds in North and South Carolina as rivers swollen by rain from Hurricane Florence continue to rise.


Which Foreign Aid Programs Work? The U.S. Runs A Test — But Won't Talk About It

Friday, September 14, 2018

USAID has launched a series of experiments to see how traditional aid compares to giving people cash. The first results are in. And they're proving controversial.


The Hidden Toll Of Conflict On Kids

Thursday, August 30, 2018

A new study offers a novel way to measure how many children have really died as a result of conflict in Africa.


A New 'Taxonomy Of Corruption' In Nigeria Finds 500 Different Kinds

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A researcher has developed a tool to document all the forms corruption takes in Nigeria. What can it teach us?


A Dangerous Twist To The Latest Ebola Outbreak

Monday, August 27, 2018

How do you reach patients in a conflict zone? Health workers are coming up with creative strategies in a violent region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Violent Ebola Zone Calls For Creative Strategies

Monday, August 27, 2018

There's another Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — in a part of the country racked by violent conflict. So how do you get help to people in areas too dangerous to visit?


About That Microloan Mention In 'Crazy Rich Asians' ...

Friday, August 17, 2018

In one scene, Rachel Chu, the fictional lead character in the rom-com, chats with a princess about how small loans are helping women. But do they really?


How To Find Out If 'Women's Empowerment' Programs Really Empower Women

Friday, July 27, 2018

A group of researchers are finding creative ways — through experimental games and scenarios — to quantify how much control women have over their lives.


Why A Drop Of 4 Degrees Made A Big Difference For A Garment Maker's Bottom Line

Monday, July 23, 2018

Clothing factories in India can get pretty hot. How does that affect worker productivity? Researchers looked to the lights and gained an unexpected insight.


Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

Thursday, July 12, 2018

We asked our readers: Did you feel too much pressure from your parents when you were kids? As parents, how do you motivate your kids to do well?


Reuniting Families Separated At The Border Proves Complicated

Thursday, June 28, 2018

A volunteer in Baltimore spends her days trying to reconnect migrant children and parents who have been separated and detained. One story illustrates why it is not necessarily simple.


Baltimore Group Caring For Migrant Children, Working To Reunite Them With Parents

Friday, June 22, 2018

President Trump's executive order ended family separation, but more than 2,000 children are still separated from their parents. Some of these children are under the care of groups like Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, based in Baltimore.


What We Can Learn From Ghana's Obsession With Preschool

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Parents in Ghana's capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren't learning. And the reason may surprise you.


Trump's Ban On Funding For Overseas Abortions Has Some Little-Known Exceptions

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

These exceptions could allow a huge number of groups to provide abortion referrals without losing U.S. aid.. Now critics of the ban are trying to spread the word.


Preschools In Ghana's Capital Challenge Call-And-Response System

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

In Accra, many low-income parents scrape together money to send their toddlers to private schools. The trouble: schools subject them to long lectures, and punish misbehavior with beatings.


Can The New Ebola Vaccine Stop The Latest Outbreak?

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo, with a suspected 19 deaths so far from the virus, is turning to an as-yet-unlicensed vaccine with a very promising track record.


A Debt Crisis Seems To Have Come Out Of Nowhere

Friday, April 20, 2018

Two dozen countries are at risk. What's behind this looming disaster? And can it be fixed?


U.S. Decision To End Salvadorans' Status Reverberates Through El Salvador

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The U.S. ended a temporary immigration program that allowed roughly 200,000 Salvadorans to live and work in the U.S. for more than a decade. Most of them send their earnings back home.


Health Care Costs Push A Staggering Number Of People Into Extreme Poverty

Thursday, December 14, 2017

And half the world's population doesn't even have access to essential health services, according to a report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization.