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Since 2006, Gaza has suffered from chronic electricity shortages. This further exacerbates already difficult living conditions for the majority of its nearly two million residents, who live on just a few hours of electricity every day.
The government of Mexico City is working with UNOPS to modernize the public transportation system, making it more accessible for commuters.
For nearly three decades, Ukraine has seen a steady decline in its population numbers. A low birth rate is partly the cause of the eastern European nation facing a population crisis that threatens its long-term social, economic and political development.
Indonesia is home to around 14 million hectares of peatlands – making up approximately 23 per cent of the world’s total tropical peatlands. In its natural state, tropical peat occurs in flooded swamps and is one of nature’s most effective ways of removing carbon from the atmosphere, helping to mitigate global warming.
The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa – one that is faced with growing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Over the last decade, major climate-related crises like drought and flooding as well as disease outbreaks like Ebola have left the population of 2.1 million people more vulnerable.
Meet the Central Africans laying down their weapons and making a stand for peace.
In the Upper East Region of Ghana, a three-wheeled vehicle makes its way down the bumpy rural road, raising a cloud of red dust behind it. It’s one of 80 ambulances that helps bring medical help to some of the most remote parts of the region.
Located on the eastern most side of Ghana, the Volta region stretches from the coastal plains on the atlantic coast to more arid lands in the north. The vast and varied landscape known for its rolling hills, vast lagoons, lakes and forested areas can also make accessing health services a challenge, especially in the more remote and hard to reach parts of Volta.
New health training facilities for aspiring midwives and tricycle ambulances to transport the sick from remote locations to hospitals are helping Ghana build a future where better healthcare can be a reality for all its people.
Students from Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship Programme no longer have to live in temporary accommodations. Now they have a space of their own to call home while studying.