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Emily Belz

Emily Belz

Emily is a former senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and also previously reported for the New York Daily News, The Indianapolis Star, and Philanthropy magazine. Emily resides in New York City.

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Articles by Emily Belz
Combating disease and brain drain

Combating disease and brain drain

Emily Belz | An entirely African operating room in Liberia is the fruit of decades of a Christian surgical training program and African surgeons’ sacrifices

Emily Belz | The United States saw a record-breaking number of drug overdose deaths during the pandemic, but the answers to the crisis aren’t easy

President Joe Biden readies to appoint the liberal justice’s replacement

The chess great wins another championship title and shows what it’s like not to be a tortured genius


After keeping her childcare center open during COVID-19, Crystal Hardy-Flowers succumbed to the virus

Emily Belz | As Taliban threats increase and donations dry up, a private evacuation team has had to close safe houses for Afghans looking to flee

Emily Belz | A spike in murders means more witnesses face intimidation and retaliation

Emily Belz | American veterans, aid workers, and others who worked or fought in Afghanistan are trying to dodge despair and brace for the country’s future under Taliban rule

Emily Belz | A longtime translator for the U.S. military watches his options for escaping the Taliban disappear

Emily Belz | The Sept. 11 terror attacks 20 years ago changed the trajectory of young Americans’ lives and gave many a cynical outlook on the world. But some have found redeeming outcomes in the aftermath of terrorism, war, and discouragement