Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security

Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity over the last three decades, damaging the agricultural sectors of many developing countries.


Burundi: Zeid deplores NGO crackdown; renews call for inclusive dialogue

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights deplores the decision by Burundian authorities to suspend 10 NGOs, including several working on peace and human rights issues.

FAO + 2 others

Concern over worsening humanitarian conditions of displaced Iraqis in Kurdistan

High unemployment rates have driven displaced families to increasingly rely on negative coping mechanisms such as skipping meals, eating smaller portions and spending their savings to meet basic food needs.

Nepal + 1 other

Nepal unlocks quake funds - after seven months

Seven months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the government has finally found its way through a political logjam that was holding up billions of dollars pledged for reconstruction.

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