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Facebook Twitter News, Information and Connections for Action. As islands face destruction, it's time to divest By Kathy Jetnil- Kijiner, Marshall Islands Around the Pacific, activists are mobilising to protect their homes Forest loss is behind Brazil’s drought By Louis Verchot, CIFOR The science is clear when it comes to what's causing Brazil's worsening droughts Post-Ebola: What does the recovery look like?

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By Tessie San Martin The conversation about "what next? " is in full swing with frontline country governments, donors, and partners on the ground Will East Asia's exploding cities put more people in harm's way? By Thin Lei Win As people flock to the region's cities, planners must avoid expansion in high-risk areas, World Bank says Stopping Ebola: A view from the trenches By Tessie San Martin The task of medical staff and community workers in Sierra Leone has been stressful, if not downright dangerous. Ebola plays on everyone's most basic fears. United Nations Foundation - United Nations Foundation - Connecting You with the United Nations.

"The United Nations Foundation links the UN’s work with others around the world, mobilizing the energy and expertise of business and non-governmental organizations to help the UN tackle issues including climate change, global health, peace and security, women's empowerment, poverty eradication, energy access, and U.S.-UN relations. - See more at: – macopa

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LATINOAMÉRICA. Demand Progress. CrowdVoice. Petition Online. How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe. By Tara Culp-Ressler on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am "How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe" As the nation continues to grapple with the best policy solutions to help prevent gun violence, powerful lobbying groups like the NRA continue to wield outsized influence over the ongoing conversation.

How The Powerful Gun Lobby Works To Discredit The Doctors Trying To Keep Children Safe


CENSURA WEB. WIKILEAKS. Activism. Civil Disobedience. Human Rights Watch. Hate Map. The Southern Poverty Law Center counted 939 active hate groups in the United States in 2013. Only organizations and their chapters known to be active during 2013 are included. All hate groups have beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics. Human Rights. Médicos del Mundo. Con esta iniciativa, queremos contribuir a la iniciativa puesta en marcha por la Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria (SEMFYC) el pasado 10 de julio y que suma ya más de 1.300 profesionales objetores contra la exclusión sanitaria.

Lanzamos Derecho a Curar, una campaña en apoyo de la objeción de conciencia del personal sanitario – macopa

La iniciativa, dirigida en un primer momento a médicos y médicas de familia, se amplía a profesionales de todas las especialidades médicas, de enfermería, administrativos de salud...

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OCCUPY/INDIGNADOS. HAMBRUNA. FEED Projects. Survival International - El movimiento por los pueblos indígenas. Darfur Visible. FAO South Somalia mission Aug 11 Charity: water. Horn of Africa: on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. One of the worst droughts in a century, compounded by high food prices and unremitting political strife, is spawning an immense humanitarian crisis on the Horn of Africa.

Horn of Africa: on the brink of a humanitarian crisis

Thousands of Somalis are fleeing their homeland each week; most of those who survive the brutal journey end up in refugee camps in neighboring Kenya. Aid agencies are calling it the worst drought in 60 years. Although centered on Somalia, which lacks a functioning government and suffers from constant battles with Islamic rebels, the crisis has also affected people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. Reports suggest parts of Somalia may already be on the verge of famine, a repeat of the emergency situation two decades ago.

Resources are woefully inadequate. 11 Myths About Global Hunger. One of the most common myths about hunger is that there isn't enough food in the world.

11 Myths About Global Hunger

In fact, there is. Hunger is often a question of access. (Copyright: WFP/Mohammed Siddiq) There isn’t enough food to feed the world, most of the world's hungry live in Africa, and it's mostly a question of droughts and other natural disasters. All of these statements are wrong. Myth 1: There isn’t enough food to feed the world. Myth 2: Resolving hunger means ensuring people have enough to eat.Reality: Hunger also involves the type of food you eat. United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide. Freerice. Practical Action.

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Our publications, knowledge and approach are used in almost every developing country in the world - extending the reach of our practical approach to tackling poverty. Why we do it Practical Action was founded by radical economist and philosopher E.F.