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  • Climate risks increasing worldwide – even for high-income-countries
    Extreme weather events are massive challenges especially for poor and vulnerable countries – but also high-income countries are increasingly threatened by climate risks. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2019-12-04
  • FAO scales up fight against Fall Armyworm
    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Sri Lanka, WorldThe crop pest threatens food security of hundreds of millions of people and the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. It has become a global threat that requires a global ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the implementation of international humanitarian law: Guiding principles
    Legal factsheet | Fact sheet describing the role that National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies can play with regard to the national implementation of international humanitarian law. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-12-04
  • UNICEF se propone ayudar a 59 millones de niños en situaciones de emergencia en 2020
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: WorldLa agenciade lanza el Llamamiento de Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia, el mayor llamamiento de financiación de emergencia de la historia para llegar al número histórico de niños necesitados. UNICEF lanza el Llamamiento de Acción ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
    Legal factsheet | The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is the first globally applicable multilateral agreement to comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Armed violence in northern Mozambique exacerbates post-cyclone suffering
    Source: International Committee of the Red Cross Country: MozambiqueClashed in Cabo Delgado are forcing scores of people from their homes, destroying villages and health centres, and making it difficult for families to recover from Cyclone Kenneth.04-12-2019 | Latest News , ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Mozambique: Armed violence exacerbates suffering in cyclone aftermath
    News release | Armed violence in Mozambique’s northernmost province Cabo Delgado is forcing scores of people from their homes, destroying villages and health centres, and making it difficult for families to recover from Cyclone Kenneth, which hit the area in ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Nepal: Driven by wheels of passion
    Article | A week-long training in wheelchair basketball was recently organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross in collaboration with the Nepal Spinal Cord Injury Sports Association (NSCISA) in Kathmandu. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-12-04
  • UNICEF aims to help 59 million children in emergencies in 2020
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: WorldThis edition of UNICEF’s annual humanitarian funding appeal presents information about ongoing conflicts and disasters affecting millions of children and young people around the world. UNICEF issues largest-ever emergency funding appeal to reach historic numbers ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-12-04
  • UNICEF seeks record $4.2 billion to help 59 million children in 2020
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: WorldThe largest individual appeals are for Syrian refugees and host communities in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey ($864.1 million); Yemen ($535 million) and Syria ($294.8 million). UNICEF issues largest-ever emergency funding appeal to reach ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-12-04