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‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh
Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday, while scaling up relief efforts to those vulnerable children.Read Full Article ...
 
A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hear
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hear
While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the rac...
 
‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambiq
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambiq
As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage ...
 
In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘unde
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘unde
Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres o...
 
Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears
Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations Hi...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.