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Nepal: Watch. Learn. Then Act


News from Nepal the past two days about the devastating April 25th earthquake has been chilling: story after story report rapidly changing death tolls, contain scary accounts of power outages and are filled images of indiscernible structures covered in dust. … Continued

Regine A. Webster, vice president, Center for Disaster Philanthropy

World Rushes to Provide Relief in Nepal


At approximately 2 a.m. EDT, Saturday, April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Nepal, in an area between the capitol city of Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tremors and aftershocks were felt … Continued

Dangerous Turning Point


Last month, I visited Turkey for the first time and was reminded that my grandfather, Conrad N. Hilton, was not only an extraordinarily successful businessman, but also a citizen diplomat and humanitarian whose motto was “world peace through trade and … Continued