Existing WHO estimates of the prevalence of mental disorders in emergency settings are more than a decade old and do not reflect modern methods to gather existing data and derive estimates.

“Why do we need to repeatedly remind the world that we are not a garbage dump? Illegal waste dumping in developing countries should be stopped at all costs.

Climate change is aggravating conflict around Lake Chad, but not in the way experts once thought, according to new research. Berlin-based think tank adelphi debunked the widely held idea that the lake is currently shrinking.

The 2030 Agenda promises equal access to justice for all by 2030, but we live in a world where justice systems only deliver in justice for the few says this new report. Two-thirds of the world’s population – lack meaningful access to justice and Closing the justice gap requires a fresh vision, a transformation in ambition, and strategies that take seriously the scale of the problem.

Violent protests related to land are increasing in Cape Town ahead of the elections in May.

Severe drought ravaging Somalia, coupled with conflict and evictions, has displaced more than 137,000 people from their homes from January to March, the United Nations refugees agency said Thursday

More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced "acute hunger" last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region, the UN said on Tuesday.

On Dec. 17, 2010, a 26-year-old Tunisian fruit vendor named Tarek el-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire to protest the confiscation of his produce.

Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned on Tuesday, after war, extreme weather and economic woes in 2018 left more than 113 million in dire

The economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa continues. Regional growth is set to pick up from 3 percent in 2018 to 3.5 percent in 2019, before stabilizing at close to 4 percent over the medium term. These region‑wide numbers mask considerable differences in the growth performance and prospects of countries across the region.

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