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Global Overview December 2016

December saw fighting worsen between rival forces in Libya, including over oil facilities, which could escalate in January and upset the precarious political and economic balance. Turkey’s security...

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WFP Indonesia Country Brief, October 2016

Highlights Through the new Country Programme (CP), WFP will contribute to the Government’s plans to reduce food insecurity for 11 million Indonesians, improve nutrition and strengthen emergency...

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Nutrition Exchange Issue 6 May 2016 [EN/AR]

Editorial This issue of Nutrition Exchange is our sixth and we continue to profile the writing of those working at national and sub-national level. This issue contains 13 original articles from...

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Global aid transparency: taking the data out of the darkness

By Robin Davies Heated debates about the volume and allocation of international aid have long been conducted under conditions of poor lighting — it’s not an easy matter for interested people, in both...

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Tsunami experts drill to tackle Indian Ocean risk

By Jonathan Fowler MELBOURNE, Australia, 13 May 2016 – It’s 6:00 am one September day when a powerful undersea earthquake rocks the Makran Trench along the coast of Pakistan and Iran. Minutes later,...

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Indian Ocean tsunami risk in focus at international meet

By Jonathan Fowler MELBOURNE, Australia, 10 May 2016 – Tsunami experts from across the Indian Ocean have gathered in Australia this week to work on ways to improve their ability to ward off a repeat...

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El Niño: Coping with the New Normal

No. 090/2016 dated 20 April 2016 By Mely Caballero-Anthony and Jonatan A. Lassa Synopsis Millions of people are at risk of hunger, starvation and diseases as a result of the onset of the unusually...

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Universities etch disaster risk into business studies

By Sebastien Penzini TORONTO, Canada, 29 March 2016 – Ensuring that companies understand and act on the risks posed by natural and man-made hazards is a vital step towards reducing disaster impacts...

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Regional Report on Nutrition Security in ASEAN

Children in South East Asia face a ‘double burden’ of obesity and undernutrition, new report finds Bangkok, 28 March 2016 – A joint report from UNICEF, WHO and ASEAN has shed new light on the...

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