Disaster relief

Schools in Gaza close as fighting threatens safety of children and teachers

According to a report from TheirWorld, an outbreak of violence has prompted action...

IOM’s app for migrants launches four additional languages

On 13 November, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched it’s ‘MigApp’...

Big data from space to be used for disaster prevention in Africa

On Monday, outer space and disaster response experts gathered at a United Nations...

Death toll from migrant Mediterranean Sea route to Europe surpasses 2,000

In recent years the Mediterranean Sea has proven to be the deadliest sea route for...

UN DESA warns that thousands of cities worldwide are at high risk of disaster

According to a report by UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) titled...

New project to assist unaccompanied migrants across Spain

Within the last few years, numerous countries worldwide have encountered an influx...

Urban migration is increasing the risk of natural and man-made disasters

Each week, 1.4 million people migrate to cities and urban areas around the world....

Qatar approves new law to protect asylum seekers

According to Human Rights Watch, the emir of Qatar has signed the Gulf region’s...

Sulawesi inundated with rain just a month after fatal earthquake and tsunami

A month after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island,...

The American Red Cross and their strive to help migrants

Over the years, the Red Cross and Red Crescent teams have worked to help migrants...

World Development Information Day, United Nations Day – 24 October 2018

For the last 45 years, the 24th October has marked the UN’s World Development...

Mekong Delta flooding needs new solutions

In the Mekong Delta, local authorities are currently taking action to prevent flooding...

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