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More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda

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LAMWO, Uganda – Following a recent attack on the town of Pajok in South Sudan, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today expressed alarm at the deteriorating security situation in the ...

World Book and Copyright Day 2015

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World Book and Copyright Day is an opportunity to recognise the power of books to change our lives for the better and to support books and those who produce them.

New hepatitis data highlight need for urgent global response

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New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report,

New World Bank event: Boosting Women's Economic Empowerment

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Canadian entrepreneur invests millions in Syrian refugees

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A life-long entrepreneur and now CEO of an appliance company, Estill decided around 18 months ago to sponsor Syrian refugees fleeing their war-ravaged homeland. After doing the rough math, he ...

Forging new leaders for a Colombian region torn by war

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“We were in the middle, with the army over there and the people who’d taken the land over here,” Bañol says, recounting shoot-outs between military forces and opportunists who took ...

Nearly 1.4 million children at risk of death in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

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Share Tweet Share Famine is looming in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and beyond, as nearly 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition ...

United Nations Population Fund

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UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. Women have been disproportionately affected by Yemen's deadly conflict. Yet ...

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Facing famine : FAO in Emergencies

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9.8million people on the brink of famine(IPC Phase 4) million people severely food insecure (IPC Phase 3, 4 and 5) % rely on agriculture for their livelihood 340million USD requiredby ...

WFP CONDEMNS KILLING OF THREE WORKERS IN WAU, SOUTH SUDAN

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JUBA – The World Food Programme was horrified to learn tthat three workers contracted as porters by WFP’s office in Wau, South Sudan, were killed during violence that wracked the ...

The lazy person's guide to saving the world

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No! Change starts with you. Seriously. Every human on earth—even the most indifferent, laziest person among us—is part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some super easy things we can ...

Young women breaking into the male-dominated ICT world

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One of Africa’s leading tech start-up spreads its wingsFrom Africa Renewal: Special Edition on Youth 2017It was a bright morning in March 2010, when a group of tech-savvy youths converged ...

Ten years in public health 2007-2017

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Today we begin the launch of “Ten years in public health 2007-2017” – a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that I have served ...

Depression: Let' talk

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WHO global health days World Tuberculosis Day World Health Day World Immunization Week World Malaria Day World No Tobacco Day World Blood Donor Day World Hepatitis Day World AIDS Day ...

Innovative cash transfer programme supports Syrian children with disabilities

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Share Tweet Share By Monica Awad and Basma Ourfali In the Syrian Arab Republic, children with disabilities face daily discrimination on top of the stress and violence that comes with ...

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

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11 April 2017 – With global leaders heading to the United Nations for a major conference in June on the protection and sustainable use of the planet’s oceans, the UN ...

Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

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10 April 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on ...

Refugees in Austria yearn for loved ones left behind

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“I think of her every day,” he said with a sigh. “What can I do? Just go to my German classes and try to concentrate.” Ziad, 21, and 25-year-old Kholoud ...

Tobacco

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Beijing, 14 April, 2017 – Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of ...

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