Since the Syrian Uprising began three years ago, 6.5 million Syrians have been internally displaced and another 2.5 million have registered or are waiting to register for refugee status abroad.
A Seattle based volunteer appeals for aid to a Syrian refugees.
Seattle Congressman Adam Smith visited Democratic Republic of Congo, and came back convinced business ties were the best way to end the decades long cycle of war.
How much can volunteer medical travel actually help developing nations?
When it comes to running an organization, Jessica Markowitz started early.