Asian countries identify actions to build resilience in the face of disasters and climate change

Ahead of the Paris climate change talks, Asian leaders are seeking ways to enhance resilience to extreme weather events and other natural disasters in the region, which affect more than 163 million people a year.


Plight of children in South Sudan is worsening

Around 16,000 children are now associated with armed forces and groups, laments former child soldier Ishmael Beah, the UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War.

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UN Humanitarian Coordinator calls for more international support to CAR crisis

2.3 million people - more than half of the country's population - are in dire need of urgent humanitarian assistance nearly three years after the outbreak of violence.


Drought tests Ethiopian government's preparedness

Ethiopia today, one of the world’s fastest growing economies, has spent big on rural development and drought-resilience schemes, and says it has the crisis under control.

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