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Now more than ever, Americans must offer humanitarian aid to outsiders

Now more than ever, Americans must offer humanitarian aid to outsiders

Now that Donald Trump has assumed the presidency, much of the world's attention is on how the U.S. role will change in terms of engagement in conflicts and crises abroad. Indications are that the Trump administration will be much less interested in offering the largesse of the U.S. to assist those in need, just as worldwide need continues to rise. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees notes that one in 100 of those now living on the planet are displaced — 65 million people — the largest number since World War II. In response, the U.N. has made its largest financial request ever for 2017: $22.2 billion. But apparently, executive orders are being drafted that would drastically...

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