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Amazing women

Today, millions of people around the world are raising their families in the chaos of conflict, drought or the ever-present threat of floods. But they never give up. And with your help, they'll do whatever it takes to make a better life for themselves and their loved ones. 

Meet five amazing women who are giving their families and communities the strength to survive.

In pictures: Amazing women

You're changing lives. Here’s how.

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