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The yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo ends

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Uganda shelters thousands of 1.5 million refugees from South Sudan

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"I have suffered a great deal; these past few days have been really bad," she says after a long silence. "I didn't have enough food. I had raw cassava. This ...

UN chief Guterres welcomes the Gambia’s rescission of its withdrawal from International Criminal Court

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16 February 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the rescission the Gambia’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). According to statement issued ...

Drought and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa

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The Horn of Africa is facing one of the worst droughts in decades, resulting in food insecurity and high levels of malnutrition. Two consecutive years of below-average rainfall, combined with ...

I've signed the For Women in Science Manifesto! It's your turn!

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Manifesto Home Awards Fellowships Rising Talents 90.4 K signatures 1 Encourage girls to explore scientific career paths. 2 Break down the barriers that prevent women scientists from pursuing long termcareers ...

United Nations Radio

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Radio can help to create a more inclusive and prosperous society especially if young people are more represented in the medium. That's according to UN cultural agency, UNESCO,… As violence ...

Q&A: Malnutrition and emergencies

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Malnutrition comes in many forms. Simply put, it means poor nutrition. It includes: undernutrition: when a person does not get enough food to eat, causing them to be wasted (this ...

Attacks on health care questions and answers

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Health care is under attack We witness with alarming frequency a lack of respect for the sanctity of health care and for international humanitarian law: patients are shot in their ...

Small Smurfs Big Goals

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FIND OUT WHO YOUR SMALL SMURF IS AND WHAT YOUR BIG GOALS ARE StartQuiz! 1 of 4 What do you think makes Smurf village a happy place? Equality for all ...

OHCHR

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It starts with you There is no action that is too small. Together, let’s take a stand for more humanity. Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinUN High Commissioner for Human Rights $ ...

On the Passing of Ambassador Vitaly I.Churkin

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The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to UN sadly announces the passing away of His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vitaly I.Churkin. Ambassador was in his office fulfilling his ...

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10 February 2017 - A better life is now a reality for Adriana Pantaleón dos Santos, a 19-year-old from the Kirirí indigenous community of Marcação, Brazil. Since she started to ...

Funding crunch exacerbating Yemen "catastrophe"

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GENEVA – People in war-ravaged Yemen are dying of famine and lack of medical attention in a situation now “beyond any humanitarian catastrophe,” UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said today,

We’re getting questions about Yemen. Here are some answers.

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Almost two years of war have devastated Yemen, leaving almost 19 million people in need of humanitarian and protection assistance — including 10.3 million who are in acute need. The conflict is ...

Nine countries commit to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities

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Today, 9 countries – Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda – committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities ...

International Mother Language Day 2014

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UNESCO’s position towards multilingual education is strengthened as part of its efforts to promote global citizenship education. According to UNESCO, "Education for Global Citizenship aims to enable learners to play ...

With no solution in sight, refugee numbers from South Sudan cross 1.5 million mark

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UNHCR is extremely alarmed at the ongoing pace of displacement in South Sudan, where more than 1.5 million people have been forced to leave the country and seek safety since ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 11 February ENTER ADDITIONAL INFO IF NECESSARY

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"On this International Day, I urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their ...

5 essentials for the first 72 hours of disaster response

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When a country is hit by a natural disaster, such as an earthquake, a tropical storm or flooding, two things are certain: chaos will reign and coordination is key. The ...

Facts and Figures: Ending Violence against Women

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[1] World Health Organization, Global and Regional Estimates of Violence against Women, http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/85239/1/9789241564625_eng.pdf, p. 2. For individual country information, see full compilation of data in UN Women, 2012, Violence against ...

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For World Radio Day, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent decided to share their most fruitful initiatives using radio as a tool for risk reduction and ...

Wild For Life

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I am Thu Minh I am Nikki Reed I am Ragheb Alama I am Gisele Bündchen I am Ian Somerhalder I am Li Bingbing I am Jacqueline Fernandez I am ...