On May 22, 2011, Joplin, Missouri was hit by a category 5 tornado—the most devastating on the Enhanced Fujita (EF) scale—taking 161 lives and damaging or destroying 8,000 homes and businesses in the area.
Ideas into Action
This weekend at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting, more than 1,000 young people will come together at the University of Miami to share and collaborate on their Commitments of Action.
It’s no secret that noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancers, heart disease, diabetes, and asthma cause an increasing burden of death and disability in rich and poor countries alike.
I was in the audience when President Bill Clinton took the stage at the very first meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) back in 2005.