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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 provides mental health services and safe spaces in Yemen for displaced children and families

Since March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has affected the lives of millions of families....

22.5 million children in Pakistan are missing out on an education, with girls worst affected

According to the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development, Pakistan was considered...

World Bank report highlights key challenges for improving Human Capital in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank recently released a report titled ‘The Human Capital Project...

UN member states pledge $425 million to development and humanitarian activities

19 countries pledged a total of $425.69 million at the United Nations Pledging Conference...

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...

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....

Thousands of children at risk from unsafe drinking water in schools in Basra

In a report published on Tuesday, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) warned that...

Education programme for young refugees in Chad making positive impact

According to a report from TheirWorld, refugees in Chad are being trained as teachers...

World Bank highlights new ways to measure and address poverty

The World Bank’s 2018 Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report explores how poverty...

Save the Children trains mobile teachers to improve childhood education in Myanmar

Due to civil war and political tension, 75,000 children of the Karen people in Myanmar...

Upcoming winter weather poses threat to refugees around the world

Refugees from Syria, Iraq, and in Greece face the threat of freezing temperatures...

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