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Cash is the fax machine of Global Development

How Cryptocurrencies and Facebook’s Libra Coin will disrupt emergency &...

New “forecast-based financing” helps most vulnerable before a crisis

The Bangladeshi government and humanitarian agencies trialled a new form of aid for...

Horn of Africa drought puts 15 million in severe danger

More than 15 million people are in need of aid as drought hits parts of Ethiopia,...

World Bank mobilises up to US$300 million to Ebola response

The World Bank Group announced that it will mobilise up to US$300 to scale up support...

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DRC a Public Health Emergency

On Wednesday July 17th, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the...

EU to provide €7 million for disaster preparedness in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region

The EU is supplying €7 million to strengthen the capacity of vulnerable communities...

World Refugee Day is celebrated across the globe amid record displacement of 70 million people

On June 20th, World Refugee Day is celebrated around the world to honour the...

Iran improve early warning systems after floods cause US$2.5 billion in losses

For the past month, Iran has seen flooding destroy infrastructure, farms, and displace...

WHO rolls out an early warning alert and response system across Mozambique

In a joint effort, the Mozambican Ministry of Health and WHO is rolling out an early...

OECD reveals humanitarian aid in 2018 decreased for world’s neediest countries

Foreign aid from official donors in 2018 fell 2.7% from 2017, with a declining share...

What impact investments mean for achieving SDGs

In a new report, IFC estimated that the potential market for impact investors could...

Cambodia developing new climate-based disaster risk reduction strategy

Cambodia currently sits as one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to the...

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