humanitarian aid

Direct Relief, Tesla battery pack, Ukraine

How to do foreign aid without stepping on federal toes

A large non-profit has been obtaining Tesla battery packs and getting them into Ukraine for when Russia knocks out the electricity.

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A man walks past boxes of USAID humanitarian aid at a warehouse at the Tienditas International Brigde on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, on the border with Venezuela. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he’s weighing whether to shut down the border with Colombia, where the bulk of aid meant for Venezuela is being stockpiled and exiled leaders have been gathering ahead of a fundraising concert Friday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

USAID moves to keep more dollars flowing to the countries it’s actually helping.

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USAID creates a new position to oversee digital technologies

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