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New caravans of Central Americans fleeing violence

Despite being deported at the Mexican border earlier this year, many Central Americans are embarking..

WFP Chief appeals for increased flexible funding to save and change more lives

Rome – In 2019, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$419 million in flexible fu..

Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence

Disasters displace more people than conflict and violence As climate change intensifies, extreme we..

Australia Confirms Fifth Case of Coronavirus in 21-Year-Old Woman

Health authorities in the Australian state of New South Wales have confirmed a 21-year-old woman has..

Zelenskiy Marks Auschwitz Anniversary Honoring Survivors

KRAKOW, Poland—Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy paid tribute Sunday evening to Holocaust surv..

Historic UN Human Rights case opens door to climate change asylum claims

GENEVA (21 January 2020) — In its first ruling on a complaint by an individual seeking asylum from t..

Counting the cost 2019: a year of climate breakdown, December 2019

15 climate disasters of 2019 that cost more than $1 billion In 2019 extreme weather driven by clima..

Spread of polio still an international public health concern – WHO

The twenty-third meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005..

IRC Emergency Watchlist 2020

Watchlist 2020 highlights the countries where the IRC assesses there to be the greatest risk of a ma..

WMO confirms 2019 as second hottest year on record

Press Release Number: 01/15/2020 The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, ac..