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22 Sep 2017 description
The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, does better in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin, Anopheles.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Nearly seven months after the UN issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but many are dying, UNSG warned.
21 Sep 2017 description
Partners of the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), launched in 2016 at the World Humanitarian Summit, gathered on Tuesday to discuss crisis preparedness, response, and recovery.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
20 Sep 2017 description
Con el objetivo de otorgar herramientas a los gobiernos para garantizar los derechos de las mujeres migrantes, se realizó en San Salvador una validación de lineamientos regionales en el marco de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración.
19 Sep 2017 description
Durante el foro que tuvo lugar el 12 y 13 de septiembre en San José, se discutieron los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes, el tráfico ilícito de migrantes, la trata de personas y la migración por motivos ambientales.
19 Sep 2017 description
Latest estimates by the International Labour Organization indicate that child labour has continued to fall but the pace of decline has slowed considerably in the past four years.
18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
15 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
Un nuevo informe de la ONU señala que la prevalencia de la subalimentación aumentó hasta 11 por ciento a nivel global en 2016, lo que significa que 815 millones de personas sufren hambre.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Mental health issues; lack of education; integration; internal displacement and missing family are just some of the immediate traumas faced by refugee children in a crisis situation.
13 Sep 2017 description
La UNESCO junto a otras agencias de la ONU en Chile, han lanzado guías para el sector educativo que proveen elementos generales para el desarrollo de políticas educativas en contextos de desastre.
12 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank
Estudios del Banco Mundial señalan que cada año unos 26 millones de personas - el equivalente a la población de Chile y Bolivia combinadas -, caen en la pobreza debido a los desastres naturales.
12 Sep 2017 description
Experts attending a special session of the African Green Revolution Forum advocated for using technology to respond to droughts and that drought prediction should form part of initiative.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
08 Sep 2017 description
Illinois State University recently led a team in the development of a new resource, the Humanitarian Symbology Scorecard, to assist organizations with the design of crisis response maps. 
07 Sep 2017 description
Experts in water, sanitation and hygiene, engineers, medical, logistics, nutrition, child and social protection are coordinating their efforts in light of the impact of Hurricane Irma.
07 Sep 2017 description
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06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, the percentage of 6-15-year-olds who are out of school has barely decreased, UNICEF said.
04 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
The increasing occurrence and severity of weather events threatening regional food systems necessitate the use of technologies to increase productivity in a sustainable manner.