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The uninhabitable earth

The uninhabitable earth

Famine, economic collapse, a sun that cooks us: What climate change could wreak — sooner than you think.

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Reducing disaster risk: understanding barriers to women’s leadership

Reducing disaster risk: understanding barriers to women’s leadership

In May, government delegations and disaster risk professionals from across the globe gathered in Cancun, Mexico, for the fifth Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Participatory budgeting at the local level in Nepal

Participatory budgeting at the local level in Nepal

On 29 May, the government of Nepal released its annual budget for the fiscal year 2017/18 (that starts on 16 July) worth 1278 billion Nepali Rupees (Rs).

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Peter Adams: Trust priceless when it comes to charities

Peter Adams: Trust priceless when it comes to charities

CID's Code of Conduct Committee chair in Fairfax - on why code's matter.

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Bangladesh garment factory blast raises fresh concerns over workers' safety

Bangladesh garment factory blast raises fresh concerns over workers' safety

CHENNAI, India, July 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The death of 10 workers in a boiler explosion at a Bangladesh garment factory is one in a series of deadly mishaps that illustrate the neglect of ...

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Europe's risky experiment: Can aid be used to deter migration?

Europe's risky experiment: Can aid be used to deter migration?

Tackling migration is included among the goals of the Union's new development framework, which will guide programming until 2030.

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Dispute over 'Grand Bargain' localization commitments boils over

Dispute over 'Grand Bargain' localization commitments boils over

A network of NGOs from the “global south” has accused international aid agencies, NGOs and donors of attempting to renege on their commitment to deliver a quarter of all emergency funding through loca...

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Aid workers warn of 'devastating' cholera outbreak in South Sudan

Aid workers warn of 'devastating' cholera outbreak in South Sudan

More than 2,500 cases of the deadly disease have been registered since April in the world’s youngest country, already under the grip of famine.

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New Zealand pledges $1 million to help clear landmines in Colombia

New Zealand pledges $1 million to help clear landmines in Colombia

New Zealand is giving $1 million in aid to help clear landmines in Colombia, one of the most mine-scarred countries in the world after a half century of war, officials said on Friday.

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Aid policy change: the rules in a dynamic process

Aid policy change: the rules in a dynamic process

The third post in a series based on Jo Spratt's study of New Zealand aid policy.

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