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Mosquitoes: A Deadly Insect

The deadliest animal in the world is not a Great White shark or a poisonous snake, but an insect so small that 10,000 of them weigh less than one ounce: the mosquito. Bill Gates recently compiled statistics that rank the causes of death worldwide and found that 50,000 people a...
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Bug Busters II Launches to Fight Zika

When Hurricane Katrina tore into New Orleans in 2005 and the levees burst, the city flooded. Over 1,000 residents, most of them elderly, were desperate to escape rising waters and climbed into darkened attics where they were trapped and drowned. Later, when levees were repaired and the city pumped out,...
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No Fish to Eat in Haiti

Haiti is a place with lots of sunshine, water and hungry people, but as I discovered when I first visited in 2009—a place with almost no fish to eat. The ponds, lakes and reservoirs have been fished out by generations of poor people desperate for food. As a kid I...
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Christ in Distressing Disguise

I was on a plane the other day and the person sitting next to me asked what I did. I explained that I lead a Christian humanitarian organization. He then asked: “What is the difference between a Christian humanitarian effort and one conducted by a secular organization?” I started by...
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After Hurricane Patricia: An Answer to Prayer

Hurricane Patricia, the strongest Pacific storm in recorded history, fortunately came ashore in a sparsely populated area of the west coast of Mexico. The media reported that “Mexico dodged a bullet,” but the residents of small fishing villages like La Manzanilla did not dodge anything. Our Mexico City office monitored...
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