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08 Sep 2016 description
As migration continues to accelerate at unprecedented levels, WHO calls on health leaders to create inclusive health systems sensitive to the needs of migrants.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
22 Apr 2015 description
New study attempts to provide entry points for humanitarian actors while presenting information aimed at those responsible for disaster risk reduction, risk management and development.
17 Sep 2014 description
report World Bank
A new report documents the dynamics of violence against women across the life cycle, and analyzes the societal factors that drive perpetrators to commit such acts in the region.
15 Sep 2014 description
report AlertNet
The tool, which will incorporate satellite photos, meteorological data, details of ground moisture measurements and crop-yield data, should be available for use by next April.
05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.
22 Nov 2013 description
Records were set in 2012 for the lowest number of new reported casualties, largest amount of landmine-contaminated land cleared, and highest level of global funding for mine action.
10 Nov 2013 description
A new UNU study reveals how climatic stressors affect communities, what measures households take to prevent damages, and what the consequences are when they are unable to adjust.
27 Nov 2012 description
At the UN Climate Change negotiations, speaking on behalf of the 48 countries in the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group, its Chair Dr. Pa Ousman Jarju stated, “This new report sheds light on the possibilities and constraints we face in our fight against climate change. Ignoring this knowledge can either mean our collective success or failure in stemming the pathways to loss and damage."
02 Nov 2012 description
New Roll Back Malaria report highlights malaria burden in Asia-Pacific Australia urges accelerated action against malaria in the region 2 November 2012, Sydney, AUSTRALIA: - As the Malaria 2012: Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific conference hosted by the Australian Government draws to a close,...
09 Nov 2011 description
report DARA
BRIEFING SUMMARY The harmful effects of climate change are already leading to large-scale loss of life, livelihood and damage to ecosystems around the world. While these effects are ultimately suffered by all, in the immediate they are disproportionately damaging for developing countries and...