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  • How Tigrayan women are surviving war and Covid-19 in Ethiopia
    Country: Ethiopia Source: Trócaire The conflict has had a devastating effect on women in particular, who have been been subjected to sexual violence, forced to leave their homes and left for days without food to feed their children. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-06-10
  • More than one million people at risk of hunger in Syria if cross-border aid resolution not renewed, say aid groups
    Country: Syrian Arab Republic Sources: Concern Worldwide, InterAction, GOAL, Medair, ZOA, Islamic Relief, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, Mercy Corps, Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion, People in Need, Oxfam, Life for Relief and Development, International Rescue Committee, International Medical ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Children in world’s poorest countries lost 66% more of lifetime at school than richer peers
    Countries: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Guinea, South Sudan, World Source: Save the Children Impact of school closures has been far greater for children in poorer countries, as they often would have spent fewer years of their life in school even ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • The international community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico
    Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Joint press release: International community mobilizes to find solutions to the forced displacement that affects Central America and Mexico
    Cooperating countries and the European Union, multilateral organizations, international agencies, development banks, the private sector and civil society made new commitments to humanitarian and development support, with contributions for US$110 million. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2021-06-09
  • World: Child Labour: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward
    Country: World Sources: International Labour Organization, UN Children's Fund The latest global estimates indicate that the number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Climate change is a threat to Africa's transport systems: what must be done
    In Africa, extreme weather is a threat that can cause extensive structural damage. It can also accelerate the ageing of infrastructure components. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Bihar farmers protest flood embankments to protect livelihoods
    Farmers and activists say blocking seasonal floods during the monsoon season does more harm than good to local agriculture. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Chamoli disaster could happen again
    The University of Zurich have now analyzed the causes, scope and impact of the Himalayan landslide as part of an international collaboration. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2021-06-09
  • Five lessons for participatory planning during a pandemic
    Despite mass lockdowns and social distancing measures, urban planners and designers have continued work to support vulnerable communities around the world. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2021-06-09