NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Three United Nations independent experts on Monday called on the Kenyan government to respect the rights of indigenous Sengwer peoples while implementing a climate change projec

BHOPAL: Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh shot letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union minister for Energy RK Singh and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bringing to their notice the agitat

Towards the clarion call on ‘green and clean’ energy by the government, festivals like ‘Jal Mahotsav’ may also promote awareness workshops on natural resource conservation, innovative communication

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation to Displaced Families, 22/12/2017. Funding assistance for voluntary village relocation from notified core/critical tiger habitat of a tiger reserve and other Protected Areas on receipt of requests from the state Governments is provided under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’. Details of compensation paid for the voluntary village relocation under these Centrally Sponsored Schemes during last three years and current year is at Annexure-I.

Merowe — Dozens of houses collapsed in northern Sudan over the past few days because of the overflow of a water source. Reportedly more than 500 families have been displaced.

In the arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) counties of Kenya, people are experiencing a food security and nutrition crisis as a result of the drought that has worsened since August 2016.

Midvaal – The tornado that ripped through the Vaal Marina on Monday has left more than a thousand people homeless.

A recent study by the Rwanda Civil Society Platform shows that expropriation of land and properties by the government to pave the way for infrastructure development is done on short notice, giving

15,000 people displaced every day inside African countries, according to new IDMC report. IDMC's director calls on the development sector to join humanitarians in preventing and reducing internal displacement and finding long-term solutions for the millions of people affected.

Antibiotics that has spilled from farms into the natural environment may be a bigger factor in spreading resistance to life-saving drugs than previously thought, report says.

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