Climate change is "adding fuel to the fire" of worsening political instability and unrest around the world, an expert told a security forum.

Khartoum — The overall water and sanitation situation in most sites hosting South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state remains critical.

Nitrogen oxides, released from fossil fuel use and other combustion processes, affect air quality and climate. From the mid-1990s onward, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) has been monitored from space, and since 2004 with relatively high spatial resolution by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument. Strong upward NO2 trends have been observed over South and East Asia and the Middle East, in particular over major cities.

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The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) estimates that disasters forced more than 19.3 million people in 100 countries to flee their homes in 2014.

Over the last seven years, natural disasters have displaced one person every second.

South Sudan’s wildlife has been forced to relocate to neighboring countries due to rampant poaching and their habitats being used as battlegrounds during the ongoing crisis.

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has estimated that over 40 million people are currently displaced and have variable access to health care in the country in which they reside. Populations displaced by conflict are largely disenfranchised, and high prevalence of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) has been documented. NTDs generally affect the least advantaged people in poor societies—populations with little voice or representation.

Lord Stern, one of the world’s most influential voices on climate economics, does not mince his words when it comes to criticising those who take a narrow view of prosperity and highlighting the de

Education is now one of the deadliest pursuits for children and teachers inside Syria, as the country's schools are increasingly being damaged and destroyed in the conflict.

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