relief efforts

Business, Finance & Economics

U.N. food plan

The World's Jeb Sharp reports that United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon will lead a new UN task force to tackle the global food crisis, and Ban says the first priority will be to feed the world's hungry and prevent social unrest around the globe.

Lifestyle & Belief

Treating blindness in Africa

Health problems the afflict the world's poor have received unprecedented attention in recent years. But medical workers who focus on lesser known diseases say their efforts remain as difficult as ever. On PRI's The World.

Science, Tech & Environment

How best to help Haiti

The earthquake in Haiti happened two weeks ago. Yet aid organizations continue to struggle with basic questions there. So, should you donate items, or is money still the best way to go? David Case is an editor with the online news website Global Post.