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Detained Children Left Out of Covid-19 Response

Step Up Releases from Jails, Prisons (New York) -- Many governments are not addressing the safety of detained children in their Covid-19 response, Human Rights Watch said today. Available data...

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Indonesia

WFP Indonesia Country Brief, February 2020

Highlights On 18 February, the Ministry of Development Planning hosted a consultation forum with partner ministries on the outline of the upcoming WFP Indonesia Country Strategic Plan 2021-2025. At...

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Myanmar + 6 more

Asia: Reduce Prison Populations Facing COVID-19

Overcrowding, Unsanitary Conditions Threaten Catastrophe (New York) – Asia’s overcrowded and unsanitary prisons, jails, and detention centers are at grave risk of COVID-19 outbreaks that threaten the...

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Greece + 1 more

Providing dignity on a daily basis

When he started his mission in 2015, Patric Mansour was faced with one of the largest refugee influxes to Europe in modern times. Four years on, refugees and migrants are still crossing the...

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Fiji

Coastal flood forecasts become operational in Fiji

Coastal flood forecasts become operational in Fiji; strengthened Pacific Island awareness of coastal floods An operational system has been developed and implemented for the Fiji Islands to produce...

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Prepare to Win: Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness

By Asako Okai Asako Okai is UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director of UNDP’s Crisis Bureau UNITED NATIONS, Nov 5 2019 (IPS) - Once considered rare in their occurrence, in the last 10 years...

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Creating a family emergency preparedness plan

Preparing for emergency situations can be overwhelming — but it’s also an important way to protect yourself and your family. When you know about the risks and hazards in your area, you can plan for...

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