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
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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...
Last year's Black Panther film presented the inspiring vision of a technologically supreme Africa – but progressive financing is needed to set it moving forward.
By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have ...
The scale of a humanitarian crisis is often expressed in statistics, but it is better measured in the lives and fates of real people.
The head of Oxfam, Winnie Byanyima, apologises for the Haiti sex abuse scandal that rocked the organisation last year and explains what the NGO is doing to ensure it never happens again.
New online disaster mitigation tools make use of modern technology to provide information and support around natural disasters, but not everyone has equal access to these resources.