At least 265 million people have been internally displaced by disaster in the past decade. How can the global economic impact (currently estimated at $13 billion a year) be managed?
He's Africa's youngest leader who ended a conflict that had seemed intractable for decades. And on Friday, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.
Just before 7am on September 29, 2009, a magnitude 8 earthquake struck the sea floor in the central South Pacific, about 190km south of Samoa.
‘Climigration’: when communities must move because of climate change.
Western donors have traditionally driven African philanthropy, but the continent's economic growth means it is now in a position to help itself.
Water shortages and scarcity present a major risk for cities across the globe. Better monitoring and improved response plans will be vital if we're to stop them turning into major crises.
Diarrheal diseases are the third leading cause of child mortality globally, with nearly 534,000 under fives dying from them in 2017. Promoting preventative measures and sharing knowledge ...
The biggest misconceptions and myths about refugees and the refugee crisis
From promoting business decarbonization to helping refugees, here are some altruistic paths to start out on for World Humanitarian Day.
The United Nations has issued an update on each of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Here’s what you need to know.
Children of Chernobyl are taking radiation holidays, but there aren't enough hosts for them. They suffer from health problems such as enlarged thyroids, cancer and respiratory illnesses.
Almost 30 children are killed every day on Indian roads, but this organization is fighting back.
A new survey of participants in the sector reveals it is being held back by a lack of capital, a fear of failure and an unwillingness to collaborate.
Researchers have explored the link between social interaction and our mental well-being, and how other factors such as income can play a supporting role.
To end global slavery in the next decade, 10,000 people must be freed every day. North Korea and Eritrea are among the worst affected countries, with Russia, Singapore and Hong Kong doing...