Up to 17 million Nigerian children remain 'invisible', despite increase in birth registration

“We have come a long way... and ensuring children are registered through the health services is making a big difference - but still too many are slipping through the cracks,” - UNICEF.


US$348 million plan to address critical humanitarian needs of Palestinians launched

The 2020 plan encompasses 199 projects that will be implemented by 85 organizations. About 76 per cent of the requested funds target Gaza, where the situation remains extremely fragile.

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ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought in SE Asia

To mitigate the impact, drought risk assessment and early-warning services should be improved through the sharing of data from space-based technologies, ASEAN agreed.

Venezuela + 3 others
Brookings Institution

Venezuela refugee crisis to become the largest and most underfunded in modern history

The Venezuelan refugee crisis is one of the largest in modern history, and, if current trends continue, there could be as many as 6.5 million Venezuelans living outside of the country by 2020.

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