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Red Cross launch emergency appeal as thousands of animals perish in Mongolian Dzud .
Description: Severe winter conditions in Mongolia, known as Dzud, are threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Mongolian herders in eastern and northern parts of the country. Dzud is caused by the twin impacts of drought in the summer, resulting in insufficient pasture for livestock, and harsh conditions in the winter, including heavy snowfall, storms and extremely low temperatures. By February 2017, over 160,000 people were affected across 17 of Mongolia’s 21 provinces. More than 45,000 animals have perished and many more will die in the coming months.
  25 Feb 2017   3m54s 10 118 0
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Jordan: Syrian family prepares for a new life in Texas
Description: A father of three from the war-ravaged city of Homs says resettlement from Jordan to the United States will provide a brighter future for his children, despite pain of leaving loved ones behind. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  24 Feb 2017   2m 12 173 0
A Yazidi Family Finds Refuge In Seattle, But Are Separated From Parents
Description: A Yazidi family from Iraq, one of the many ethnic minorities persecuted by ISIS, was preparing for a joyful reunion in the land of the free when things changed. Here is their story. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. Donate Now: http://bit.ly/2l7N6i3 LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  24 Feb 2017   2m43s 4 187 0
Fleeing Boko Haram: 'Every day we pray for protection and peace'
Description: More than two million people in the Lake Chad region have been displaced by the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria. Refugees and people displaced within Nigeria are in desperate need of help, with tens of thousands of children at risk of malnutrition. Women and men are in need of shelter, protection and psychological support after enduring horrific violence and abuse. A major international conference Oslo is drawing attention to the plight of these people as regional leaders and civil society discuss the possibilities for people to return home Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  24 Feb 2017   2m2s 15 170 0
PULSE: Malnutrition in South Sudan
Description: South Sudan is currently experiencing a large-scale malnutrition crisis, as ongoing conflict is limiting access to food, clean drinking water, shelter, and healthcare. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is working throughout the country delivering essential medical care, including treating malnutrition, to those who have nowhere else to turn. To learn more about the conflict in South Sudan: http://www.msf.ca/en/country-region/south-sudan
  24 Feb 2017   1m54s 2 65 0
In South Sudan, recurring cycles of violence breed further instability
Description: The life of every South Sudanese family has been affected by the armed conflict that started in 2013 - and which continues to spread throughout the country. Ongoing violence has had profound and devastating effects on all areas of life, undermining access to food, clean water, basic healthcare and education. Recurrent displacements, lack of respect for civilians and their property, markets and trade flows disrupted by the armed conflict have gradually led to the catastrophic consequences.
  24 Feb 2017   1m6s 6 246 0
Does Australia have food security?
Description: Food security isn't just an issue for developing countries; in Australia we've already experienced the perils of food shortages. UNSW Canberra's Dr Alec Thornton explains. More info on research and study at UNSW Canberra: https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/ For more factual videos like this subscribe. http://www.youtube.com/user/unsw?sub_confirmation=1 We're the official channel of UNSW Sydney, a brilliantly located university between the coast and the city.
  24 Feb 2017   2m16s 7 143 0
Taxing Carbon for a Greener Economy
Description: This animation explains how a domestic carbon pricing strategy in combination with taxing carbon-intensive products at borders can lead to a greener economy. For more information on this trade-savvy approach to reducing carbon emissions, read CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellow Maria Panezi’s paper: https://www.cigionline.org/bordercarbon
  23 Feb 2017   2m51s 4 3725 0
In Their Own Words and Voices
Description: Organization for Migration (IOM) launches the documentary “In Their Own Words and Voices”. The documentary displays the positive impact of Kuwait’s generous contributions to IOM operations aiming to alleviate the suffering of those in distress. The documentary was filmed in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Kuwait over a period of 6 month
  22 Feb 2017   56m58s 2 83 0
Crisis Watch: Northeast Nigeria On The Brink Of Famine
Description: The war against Boko Haram has created massive displacement and famine-like conditions for 14.8 million affected people in northeastern Nigeria. 5.1 million people are food insecure, and 2.8 million children are severely malnourished. If nothing changes, 205 children will die each day. This crisis is man-made, but the solutions are too. The IRC is scaling up its life-saving response in northeastern Nigeria, but we must do more. Please learn more and donate at Rescue.org. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. DONATE NOW: http://bit.ly/2mmaxVZ LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  22 Feb 2017   3m53s 6 299 0
Rescue Facts: Why Are Refugees Good For The Economy?
Description: The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  22 Feb 2017   1m30s 7 176 0
UN chief urges ‘decisive action' as four countries grapple with devastating food insecurity
Description: UN chief António Guterres today urged the world to take ‘decisive’ action to alleviate the dire food insecurity in four countries, while urging the parties to conflict to abide by international humanitarian law and allow humanitarian access.
  22 Feb 2017   1m4s 19 438 0