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Earthquake and subsequent tsunami leave hundreds dead in Indonesia

On Friday, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck north of Palu, Indonesia, leaving hundreds...

World Bank announces $1 billion investment for battery storage in developing countries

Battery storage allows for wind and solar energy to be used at a much greater scale...

Support growing for the single biggest investment in education in history

Earlier in the week, government ministers, donors and development banks backed the...

Largest EU humanitarian programme provides aid to 1.4 million refugees in Turkey

Two years after the launch of the largest humanitarian relief programme in European...

Flooding in Nigeria displaces thousands

Nearly half a million people are currently affected by flooding in Nigeria, with 141...

Genetically engineering a malaria-free world

A team of biologists at Imperial College, London have altered the genetics of the...

Global Fund saves 27 million lives in their fight against HIV, TB, and malaria

The Global Fund is a non-profit partnership organisation designed to accelerate the...

Overcrowding of refugee reception centres in Greece pose serious risk to children

Overcrowding in Greek island reception centres for refugees and migrants has made...

In the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut, Philippines hit with deadly landslides

Landslides caused by the severe rains of super Typhoon Mangkhut have killed dozens...

Tech firms and humanitarian organisations partner to create famine-predicting technology

The UN, World Bank, and other humanitarian organisations have partnered up with global...

International Day of Peace - 21 September 2018

Today, 21 September 2018, marks the International Day of Peace. The General Assembly...

Slow progress being made to eradicate extreme poverty, report shows

One hope of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals is to completely...

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