News on Climate change

23 August 2010
In the News
Pakistan's humanitarian crisis is the largest 'in decades'. The UN in Pakistan has described the humanitarian situation caused by the flood disaster as critical. As flood waters continue to travel south through the... Read more
15 October 2010
News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Most climate change discussions and deliberations neglect the interface between climate change and the day-to-day life of the ordinary African, a keynote speaker said at a meeting that aimed to... Read more
13 August 2010
In the News
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations launched an appeal Wednesday for $460 million in emergency aid to support relief efforts in flood-ravaged Pakistan. Funds will be used to provide food, water, shelter and emergency... Read more
7 November 2001
News
Unbalanced consumption harms the environment and environmental destruction has a disproportionate impact on the poor, said Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the UNFPA, as she launched The State of World Population... Read more
11 May 2009
News
HUNG YEN PROVINCE, Viet Nam - The interview proceeded with typical formality and courtesy: - My name is Ngo Quang Khai and I would like to interview you in order to get information for the 2009 Census. - Please, come in... Read more
17 January 2005
News
COLOMBO—In a quiet, leafy enclave in Sri Lanka’s capital, 35 young volunteers work in assembly line fashion putting together emergency hygienic supplies. These supplies are badly needed by women and girls affected by... Read more
24 June 2005
News
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia—The people of Aceh are eager to get their lives back. Half a million were left homeless and destitute by the earthquake and tsunami that levelled the north-west coastline of Sumatra six months ago... Read more
21 July 2005
News
Indigenous people are disproportionately among the poorest of the poor. Often they are marginalized by language, location and cultural beliefs and practices. An innovative project has managed to give the Quecha-speaking... Read more
2 March 2005
News
NAM KHEM, Phang-nga Province, Thailand—When the tsunami waters raged through this fishing town, home to thousands of migrant families from Myanmar, Nu Nu Aye raced to the office of World Vision, where she volunteered as... Read more
27 June 2008
News
YANGON, Myanmar — Survivors of the Myanmar disaster have proven remarkably resilient, but there is still a critical need for aid. And in the affected areas, it is apparent that women urgently require reproductive health... Read more

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