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.

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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.


Sporting world pledges support for refugees, ahead of next week’s Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR has worked closely with the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the IOC on this global initiative, ahead of the first-ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva on 17 and 18 December, 2019.

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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