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1 Haiti Sets Sights On Cholera Eradication
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

1 Mach 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The scenes from Port-au-Prince when it was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in 2010 shocked the world. Over 300,000 Haitians died as a direct result of the earthquake, and 1,000,000 lost their homes.

Created on 2013-03-01 17:56:06
2 Iris scan helps Syrian refugees in Jordan receive UN supplies in ‘blink of eye’
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre


6 October 2016 – The United Nations food relief and refugee agencies have jointly introduced an innovative iris scan payment system in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, allowing 76,000 Syrian refugees to purchase food from camp supermarkets by...

Created on 2016-10-06 15:33:51
3 More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN
( Humanitarian Aid, Refugees )

Content by: UN News Centre


21 June 2016 – Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen – 19 out of 22 governorates – are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:22:18
4 Mozambique Copes With Disastrous Flooding
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

29 January 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - When heavy rain caused the Limpopo River breach its banks and overflow, it wreaked havoc on the mostly poor Mozambicans who live near the river and depend on it for their ...

Created on 2013-01-29 22:16:34
5 Rebuilding from Nepal Earthquake
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

7 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — International film star and Nepal earthquake survivor Michelle Yeoh traveled back to Kathmandu last week as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program. She visited the capital and surrounding villages and exchanged stories with fellow survivors of overcoming fear and l...

Created on 2016-07-07 18:50:46
6 Sendai Conference Explores Links Between Climate Change and Risk Planning
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo: UN Photo / Eskinder Debebe

Content by: South-South News

17 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – With reports slowly emerging about the human and financial costs wrought by last week's cyclone in Vanuatu, leaders at the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction intended to show solidarity with those...

Created on 2015-03-18 20:20:01
7 Tech Opens Doors For People With Disabilities
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

4 december 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the world highlighted the use of technology to further include those with a disability in society and development.

Created on 2014-12-04 23:12:25
8 UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK
( Asia Pacific )

Content by: UN News Centre


15 September 2016 – Responding urgent humanitarian needs triggered by flash floods and landslides in the northern provinces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations health agency is providing emergency health kit...

Created on 2016-09-15 15:54:31
9 What the World Can Learn from Disaster
( UN Reports )

Report by: World Bank

13 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News  – Every now and then a disaster so great it shocks the entire world hits a community....

Created on 2014-08-13 21:08:03


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