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Young Humanitarian Helping Nepali Girls Survives Earthquake

Irvine, CA.  Sara Safari is a young woman who, inspired by the plight of lower caste girls in Nepal, decided to go beyond her limit and climb the world’s highest mountain to raise funds and awareness for these girls who are victims of human trafficking. Safari moved to the United States with her family when […]

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Nepal: Quake’s Impact on Food Security ‘Very High’

New York, N.Y.  Some eight million dollars is urgently needed to help disaster-struck Nepalese farmers rapidly recover lost agricultural inputs and resume preparations for the imminent rice sowing season, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today. A woman feeds her infant, who was injured during the massive 25 April earthquake, at Tribhuvan […]

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UNPUBLISHED: Close to My Heart, Habitat for Humanity Launches IndiaBUILDS

New York, N.Y.  Habitat for Humanity International had been very important to my father. He had been a college professor and loved to build houses during the summer as his hobby.  Eventually he volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, becoming our hometown’s construction supervisor.   At his funeral in 2007, a professional looking woman approached me saying, “I believe […]

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Extremist Threat Explored Think Tank at NY Indian Consulate

New York, NY. Jeff M. Smith, a Kraemer Strategy Fellow at Washington’s American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC), recently addressed a packed dining room of New York’s Indian Consulate off Fifth Avenue this week, speaking on Indo-American, -Pakistani and -Sino relations, but focusing most on the growing threat of extremism in South Asia.   The mostly Indian-American […]

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Indonesian Tsunami Docs To Assist In Gulf

New York, N.Y.  The Orphans International (OI) Sumatera Tsunami Medical Team has volunteered to come to the United States and help assist refugees left in Katrina’s wake. The English-speaking doctors believe their expertise in natural disaster relief on a massive scale, especially their experience in dealing with water-borne diseases, will be an addition to the […]

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