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They build infrastructure that help make our communities climate resilient. They remain primary care-givers in many countries around the world. They make-up nearly half of our world’s population … they are women.
Islands of the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic and Indian Oceans boast white sandy coastlines, forest-covered mountain ranges and historic ports. But, the position of Small Island Developing States also makes them uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
For pregnant women in rural Myanmar, the long distance from hospitals can turn the joys of childbirth into a nightmare.
Access to clean water : How communities in Colombia are addressing health and sanitation through social housing.
Our team visited an UNMAS project in Gaza to get a closer look at the unearthing of a deeply buried aerial bomb and what it takes to work as a bomb disposal expert.
In April 2015, when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, the ground beneath millions of people shook with a ferocity that changed their lives.
Over fifty years of armed conflict in Colombia cost hundreds of thousands of people their lives and left millions displaced. In this four-part series, we explore the stories of people who are talking part in a Government project to improve their homes and start rebuilding their lives.
Ethiopia is one of the countries hardest hit by the strongest El Niño event in history. The natural hazards that followed have left more than 5 million people in need of life-saving emergency assistance.
Described by many in the international community as an environmental disaster, Indonesia's forest and peat fires affect the health, education and livelihoods of millions of people in the region.
Take a journey with a 13-year-old Colombian girl to learn how a UNOPS-supported housing project is changing lives.