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UK commits $200 million to family planning services in Africa and Asia

The UK Government has announced a new £200 million programme to support family...

One in three schools worldwide lack a decent toilet, reports WaterAid

A recent report by WaterAid has revealed that 620 million children around the world...

Qatar Fund for Development commits $3 million to eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Dr. Matashidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director of Africa and Mr. Misfer Hamad Al-Shahwani,...

Venezuelan government denies health crisis as many continue suffer

According to a report from Human Rights Watch, Venezuela is in the middle of a critical...

UNICEF provides safe drinking water to rural villages in Syria

In collaboration with the United Kingdom, UNICEF has delivered safe drinking water...

Schools in Gaza close as fighting threatens safety of children and teachers

According to a report from TheirWorld, an outbreak of violence has prompted action...

Building peace in the Sahel depends on climate resilience, says UN

In the Sahel region of Africa, the call for sustainable peace is crucial to minimise...

IOM’s app for migrants launches four additional languages

On 13 November, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched it’s ‘MigApp’...

Big data from space to be used for disaster prevention in Africa

On Monday, outer space and disaster response experts gathered at a United Nations...

IOM provides mental health services and safe spaces in Yemen for displaced children and families

Since March 2015, the conflict in Yemen has affected the lives of millions of families....

22.5 million children in Pakistan are missing out on an education, with girls worst affected

According to the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development, Pakistan was considered...

World Bank report highlights key challenges for improving Human Capital in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank recently released a report titled ‘The Human Capital Project...

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