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Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

Uganda launches Education Response Plan to address “children’s crisis”

This weekend, the government of Uganda, Partners in Development, UN agencies and NGOs...

Venuste Kubwimana, International Transformation Foundation, wins Global Innovator of the Year Award

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner of the...

Blockchain is transforming energy systems in Bangkok

One of the world’s largest peer-to-peer renewable energy trading platforms is...

Over half of all refugee children are missing out on an education

The United Nations has warned that over half of the world’s school aged refugees...

Sint Maarten’s disaster resilience and recovery programme receives $47.5 million boost

Sint Maarten is set to benefit from a $47.5 million grant to support two projects...

Finalists Announced: AIDF Global Innovator of the Year Award

AIDF are pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for the AIDF Global Innovator...

Global disaster losses totalled $36 billion in the first half of 2018

The Swiss Re Institute’s preliminary sigma has estimated that global economic...

Aftershocks continue to shake Lombok two weeks on

Over the last 24 hours over ten magnitude 5 aftershocks have hit the Indonesian Island...

Lebanon relaxes law to allow 50,000 Syrian children’s births to be registered

Lebanon has relaxed its law on registering new-born children to remove a complex and...

‘Multilateralism is more important than ever’ highlights António Guterres in annual report

António Guterres, UN Secretary General, released the Annual Report of the Secretary...

One week on: 380 killed and damage worth $138 million in Lombok earthquake

On 5th August a deadly 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian Island of Lombok....

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