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Mass food shortages could be prevented if global warming stays at 1.5°C

New research led by The University of Exeter has highlighted the major benefits to...

WMO and WHO unite to protect against weather, climate change and atmospheric threats

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Hurricane Maria death toll is over 4000 more than originally thought

A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine has challenged the official government...

Nature-based solutions are key to tackling water insecurity, says UN

The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need...

Integrating local people in hunger and nutrition initiatives is key to sustainable development

Maria Jose Torres, the UN Resident Coordinator, has emphasised the significant role...

There could be 140 million ‘climate migrants’ by 2050

The World Bank has warned that climate change could push tens of millions of people...

Renewable energy gets a boost in Bangladesh

The government of Bangladesh has signed a $55 million agreement with the World Bank...

France boosts WFP’s fight against malnutrition in Cox’s Bazar

France has donated €400,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)...

UN allocates $30 million for emergency relief in the Sahel

The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released $30 million for...

World Bank and WHO unite to improve global health security

The World Bank and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have launched a new mechanism...

Nepal becomes first country in South East Asia to eliminate trachoma

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that Nepal has eliminated trachoma as...

EU commits 10% of aid spend to education in emergencies

The European Union has set new targets to spend 10% of its humanitarian aid to education...