Thursday, September 13, 2018
A year ago, hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, making small nations like Dominica lose more than 200% of its annual GDP in a matter of hours. Today, many countries are still rebuilding. With the threats of climate change – which...
America, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia
Friday, August 31, 2018
Three ASEAN sectoral bodies – social welfare development, disaster management and health, together with Specialized Agencies of the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), other partners and civil society groups today announced the planned...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Regardless of the significant coverage of poor, vulnerable and marginalised Namibians through various social protection policies and programmes by the government, Namibia's social protection system remains fragmented and exclusive, minister of poverty...
Monday, August 20, 2018
This year Government plans to increase the number of elders getting grants. The grants enable senior citizens to buy food, medicine and pay transport fares. The grant amount is sh25,000 per month.
The senior citizens grant targeted older persons of 65...
Friday, August 17, 2018
The heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today pledged to increase support for regional efforts addressing the critical...
Africa, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
Sunday, July 29, 2018
The European Union has provided €10 million for UNESCO’s initiative, Cash for Work: Promoting Livelihood Opportunities for Urban Youth in Yemen.