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In crisis, CORE brings relief to those who need it most

With the crisis in Ukraine and flooding emergencies here at home, the CORE response team provides humanitarian aid to devastated areas around the globe.

CORE humanitarian efforts
CORE provides humanitarian disaster relief efforts in the U.S. and throughout the world.

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The mission of actor Sean Penn's Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) non-profit organization is to build systems that better prepare communities for crisis and prevent the effects of devastation on the most vulnerable populations.

CORE wants to ensure the work they do has a long-lasting impact in disaster areas both here and abroad.

When crisis happens in Ukraine and other areas of the globe, how do humanitarian organizations like CORE get aid to people who need it most?

How do groups get into a country if there's fighting?

It takes work and a bit of negotiation with government entities.

Today, we talk to CORE's co-founder and CEO about the organization's current work and how we all can help. Also, a political expert explains how government and humanitarian groups work together.

Guests:

Ann Lee

  • Co-Founder and CEO of CORE

Dr. Richard Stoll, Ph.D.

  • Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Polity Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science, Rice University

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