Nonprofits in Afghanistan Show Resilience

    There has been a “tendency to reduce our profile” among international development organizations operating in Afghanistan, Ciaran Donnelly, the International Rescue Committee’s country director, said in August 2008, shortly four of the group’s workers were killed in an ambush. But the nonprofit community remains committed to serving the Afghan people, he stressed.

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      David Lepeska

      David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.

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