Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought

Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya. The flooding has hit Mandera country and the town of Dadaab,...
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World Immunisation Week: what has been achieved to date and what does the future hold?

This week marks ‘World Immunisation Week’ organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim of World Immunisation Week is...
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Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects

The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects. Earlier in 2018, the Green Climate Fund...
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Drones are joining the fight against insect borne diseases

Drones are one step closer to combating insect borne diseases after a successful test, the UN has announced. The UN International Atomic Energy...
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Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

Representatives from both the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and UN Environment highlighted the need to change African farming techniques...
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Belgium boost funding for WFP’s latest blockchain and drone innovations

The Government of Belgium has contributed €2 million to support the World Food Programme’s innovative drone and blockchain solutions....
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