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Why natural disasters are not natural

Storms do not discriminate, but they make landfall on societies that do.
from New Internationalist on Sep 21, 2017.

Only 15 countries have key policies supporting families with young children

Only 15 countrieshave three basic policies that help guarantee the time and resources parents need to support their young children’s healthy brain development, say Unicef.
from UNICEF on Sep 21, 2017.

Cameroon uses anti-terror law to silence critical press

Cameroon's broadly worded anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, according to an organisation seeking to protect journalists.
from Committee to Protect Journalists on Sep 21, 2017.

Let them eat rabbit: Venezuelan president's response to shortages

VCenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has unveiled an unusual strategy to help ease the chronic food shortage faced by many of his nation's 30 million people — Plan Rabbit.
from NPR on Sep 20, 2017.

Confidence in UN global goals faltering amid slow progress

Global goals aimed at ending poverty and inequalityare moving more slowly than expected and would struggle for approval from UN members if put to a vote today, a survey shows.
from Thomson Reuters on Sep 19, 2017.

'Refugees Welcome' action at Trump's childhood home

Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s first address to the UN, an international development NGO welcomed refugees at President Trump’s childhood home in New York.
from Oxfam on Sep 18, 2017.

Bangladesh leader to plead for global help on Rohingya crisis at UN

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina headed for the UN General Assembly on Saturday to plead for global help coping with 400,000 Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar.
from Channel NewsAsia on Sep 16, 2017.

Africa: young population, old leaders

As Uganda considers ending limits for presidential candidates, a joke says: Changing Museveni’s birth certificate would save money - it doesn’t need a constitutional amendment.
from Quartz Africa on Sep 14, 2017.

Global talent crisis 'lies at heart of inequality'

Efforts to realise people’s economic potential are falling short worldwide, says a new report.
from World Economic Forum on Sep 13, 2017.

Ten things to know about the future of water and sanitation

In 2015, at the end of the Millennium Development Goals, a third of the world still defecated in the open or used unsafe or shared toilets.
from ODI on Sep 11, 2017.
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