University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

When aid brings conflict, not relief

Although you might expect that providing aid to impoverished villages in the Philippines could only bring them relief, a University of Illinois study found that the villages that qualified for some forms of aid actually saw ...

dateJan 28, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Rescuing farmland after a flood

When levees fail, either naturally or as an intentional breach, as was the case on the Mississippi River in 2011, an orchestrated effort is made to remove or repair flood-damaged homes and other structures. ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Environment
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