World Bank and WHO unite to improve global health security

The World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WH) have launched a new mechanism to improve global health security through independent reporting...
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Nepal becomes first country in South East Asia to eliminate trachoma

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that Nepal has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem. The country is the first in the South...
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EU commits 10% of aid spend to education in emergencies

The European Union has set new targets to spend 10% of its humanitarian aid to education in emergencies in 2019. The commitment follows criticisms...
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The number of Central American refugees increased 58% between 2016-2017

THE UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has noted an alarming increase in the number of people experiencing forced displacement in Northern Central America. ...
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Grass is helping to protect Rohingya refugees against monsoon season

The UN Migration Agency, IOM, has distributed 2 million vetiver grass plants throughout Cox’s Bazar in the last 2 weeks in an effort to...
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$80 million needed to support flood affected communities of Somalia

The United Nations and Government of Somalia have appealed for $80 million to provide urgent assistance for those affected by recent flooding...
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