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Pie chart summarizing net cost of operations by major program at September 30, 2018. Values are as follows: MP1: Peace and Security: $2.1 billion, 8%. MP2: Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance: $0.6 billion, 2%. MP3: Health, Education, and Social Services: $8.9 billion, 31%. MP4: Humanitarian, Economic Development, and Environment: $3.2 billion, 11%. MP5: International Organizations and Commissions: $3.0 billion, 10%. MP6: Diplomatic and Consular Programs: $7.8 billion, 27%. MP7: Administration of Foreign Affairs: $3.1 billion, 11%. Total Net Cost: $28.7 billion.

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