WHO calls for a significant scaling up of health services in Cox’s Bazar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) are calling for an increase in health services to the 1.3 million people in Cox’s Bazar. Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh has become home to approximately 688,000 Rohingya refugees from...

Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change. 224 million people are now reportedly under-nourished on the continent, an increase...

UNICEF: ‘we are failing the world’s poorest babies’

The latest report by UNICEF into new-born mortality reveals that the global deaths of new-borns is alarmingly high, particularly within the world’s poorest countries. New-borns in Pakistan, the Central African Republic...

How can India’s agricultural industry prepare for climate change?

India’s latest annual economic survey revealed that climate change could hurt the income of Indian farmers by up to 25% in the medium term. India is expected to experience extreme weather events, temperature rise and...

Monsoon season poses a serious risk for Bangladesh’s refugee communities

Severe weather brought on by the monsoon season in Bangladesh poses a significant risk to the refugee settlement in Cox’s Bazar. Since August 2017 the Inter-Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) estimates that 688,001 Rohingya...

12,000 children are being forced out of school every day due to conflict and drought in East Africa

Save the Children report that 90,000 children in East Africa risk being forced to drop out of school each week in 2018 due to drought and conflict. This is the equivalent of 4.7 million children abandoning their studies in...

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