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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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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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Laws, Legal Frameworks, and the Displacement of LGBTI Persons

by Nishin Nathwani In recent years, there has been an unprecedented wave of legislative reform around the globe to decriminalize consensual same-sex sexual activity—most recently in India, Botswana,...

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Community Q&A: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

The Centre talked to Tyler Radford, Executive Director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), an organization dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping...

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