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As their resilience diminishes in vulnerable regions, the poor are forced to take a stand to fight for their survival – or flee
Climate campaigners could take some lessons from one of the activists behind the uber-viral KONY 2012 video
Air pollution forecasts and warnings need to be related more precisely to health impacts and targeted at vulnerable people
New report calls for aid to be delivered in a more targeted way that responds to the needs of the most vulnerable
Some experts say adaptation has been watered down to fit aid agendas, and it's time for a transformation
We know what to do. Doing it just needs renewed political will, says a lead author of the latest IPCC climate report
Climate change increases disaster risk for millions of the world’s most vulnerable people and threatens livelihoods – how should we respond?
The Turkish government's decision to close down YouTube by administrative order is a disastrous move for freedom of expression and the right to access information in Turkey
Development and climate change goals must work together, or advances against poverty and hunger are at risk, researchers say
One of the oldest epidemics afflicting mankind has come back with a new face
Just this year, the UN identified TB as the “most cost-effective” health intervention measured, returning $30 for every $1 invested - a global response is needed to accelerate the fight against it.
It has become a cliché that diseases respect no borders. But the case of mine workers in southern Africa, with the highest TB infection rates in the world, is a stark example of clichés being anchored in reality.
Peace negotiations must break free from the entrenched narrative that war is all about men and that only men can settle it.
Kuwait's disenfranchised Bidoons have repeatedly defied government attempts to stop their protests. Around 15 demonstrators have reportedly been arrested in recent days
The development community is realising that we cannot move forward if we continue to think of agriculture and rural areas as backward
The Sahara Forest Project aims to produce food, water and clean energy using technology to harness deserts, saltwater and CO2
Despite 12 years of armed conflict, investment and capacity-building by foreign governments in Afghanistan, including by EU governments and the EU itself, women’s rights remain in peril in Afghanistan
Sectarian violence in Iraq is pushing entire families to move to Turkey or Jordan, a new wave of refugees that is putting added strain on two countries struggling to cope with huge numbers of Syrians escaping their civil war
In June 2013 #Withoutwords: Emerging Syrian artists opened at the P21 gallery in London. The idea behind the exhibition was to collect the work of Syrian artists who are responding to the humanitarian crisis.