#UN

  • Article: UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief
    Environment

    UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief

    March 26, 2019|Voice of America

    Funds will be used for health, water, sanitation, hygiene and food security. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World
    Citizenship

    These Are the 10 Happiest Countries in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|March 20, 2019

    The least happy countries have higher rates of poverty. Read more

  • Article: If You Use Natural Resources Like There's 'No Tomorrow,' There May Not Be One, UN Says
    Environment

    If You Use Natural Resources Like There's 'No Tomorrow,' There May Not Be One, UN Says

    March 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Surging consumption of natural resources accounts for half of the world's planet-heating emissions. Read more

  • Article: Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN
    Food & Hunger

    Outbreak of Fall Armyworm Threatens Zimbabwe's Food Security: UN

    March 8, 2019|Voice of America

    More than 5 million people in Zimbabwe are already in need of food assistance. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region
    Education

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More
    Food & Hunger

    UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 27, 2019

    About 80,000 children under the age of 5 have died of starvation. Read more

  • Article: United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks
    Girls & Women

    United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    Feb. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The effort comes amid the wider #MeToo movement around the world against sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: UN Appeals for $920 Million in Aid for Rohingya Refugees
    Citizenship

    UN Appeals for $920 Million in Aid for Rohingya Refugees

    Feb. 18, 2019|Voice of America

    Most Rohingya refugees are living in cramped, squalid conditions in Kutupalong. Read more