Malawi floods devastation far worse than first thought

Malawi floods devastation far worse than first thought

Nearly a quarter of a million people, more than originally thought, have been affected by the devastating floods that ripped through Malawi a month ago, and with rains still falling, many of the 230,000 More...

by IntDevCommunities | Published 3 months ago

Nigeria: Unicef Makes Record Appeal to Help 60 Million Children in Crisis

Susan_rdax_560x276

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a record 3.1 billion dollars appeal to enable it to help children caught up in a “new generation” of conflicts and disasters More...

MCC Looking to Top $1 Billion in FY2016

MCC Looking to Top $1 Billion in FY2016

Skip to toolbar IntDevCommunities 141 WordPress Update, 9 Plugin Updates, 4 Theme Updates 13 New View Post SEO Howdy, IDC Team member Log Out Help Screen Options WordPress More...

Libya: UN Secretary General Condemns ‘In the Strongest Terms’ Attack On Hotel in Tripoli

Ban_Ki-Moon_Davos_2011_Cropped

The United Nations Secretary-General has condemned today, in the strongest terms, the attack that took place at the Corinthia Hotel, in Tripoli yesterday. “Terrorism has More...

UNAIDS and Luxembourg launch partnership on the 90–90–90 treatment target

UNAIDS and Luxembourg launch partnership on the 90–90–90 treatment target

Luxembourg and UNAIDS have officially launched their partnership to accelerate progress towards the implementation of the 90–90–90 target. The collaboration between Luxembourg More...

Sustainable Energy for All Africa Hub gathers partners in Abidjan to advance initiative across the continent

The African Development Bank (AfDB), as host of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Africa Hub, organized on January 26 and 27 a workshop in Abidjan with representatives More...

David Beckham marks 10 years as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, in pics

David Beckham marks 10 years as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, in pics

Picture: Heathcliff O’Malley/The Telegraph David Beckham has launched a new global project to help children in danger. More...

How middle-income countries became fat – podcast transcript

How middle-income countries became fat – podcast transcript

SB: Sarah Boseley MdeS: Moira de Swardt SR: Sandeep Ruder JKS: Jomo Kwame Sundaram TL: Tim Lobstein NC: More...

Physical education for healthier, happier, longer and more productive living Physical education for healthier, happier, longer and more productive living

In a new publication, Quality Physical Education, Guidelines for Policy Makers, UNESCO urges governments and educational...

FROM SOMALIA: Hajira Hassan’s story FROM SOMALIA: Hajira Hassan’s story

Hajira’s son is a tailor and can work with the solar lantern also during nighttime ©...

Why governments are building 3D maps Why governments are building 3D maps

Governments in the region are using 3D mapping to plan their services and cities, mitigate disasters...

British court acquits doctor charged with country’s first FGM offense

News in the Humanosphere: British court acquits doctor charged with country’s first FGM offense

Students and teachers of the Midwifery School in El Fasher, North Darfur. They all recently signed a pledge More...

Boko Haram at a glance

The conflict in Nigeria has taken the lives of thousands of men, women and children, many at the hands of armed..

HRW blames international rise in extremism on human rights violations

In its annual report, Human Rights Watch claims the emergence of the “Islamic State” was to blame on the ‘war on..

Typhoon Haiyan: then and now

Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then and now Typhoon Haiyan: then More...

Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2 – 8 July

Pakistan: Water, sanitation, and health services are urgent needs among the 780,000 registered displaced from North Waziristan (government figures). The data..

Disaster-Related Displacement from the Horn of Africa

Extreme weather drives displacement from the Horn of Africa UN University and Norwegian Refugee Council: Thousands of people in the Horn..
Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

Investing in youth pays dividends, evidence from Sri Lanka shows

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Young people hold the keys to the future; unlocking their potential will lead to a better world..
FAQ6 – What is EU Community?

FAQ6 – What is EU Community?

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first,..
Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq...