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“He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue, and we have to give him oxygen or take him to the hospital,” Samira, 30, explains. (...) “He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue." (...) “For heating for example, especially with the harsh weather here, it will be of great help in dealing with my son’s condition.”
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Score: 1205282.2 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-ie/ne...aced-syrians-brace-winter.html
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Some important safety checks necessary before each fishing trip are the following: Check the hull carefully for cracks and damages and inside for leaks. Check the weather forecast and be vigilant for bad weather. (...) During the fishing trip, it is important to continue to check the weather and communicate with other vessels and the shore radio station.
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Score: 1203808.1 - https://www.fao.org/fishing-sa...nt/preparedness-prevention/en/
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OCHA/Sheldon Casimir Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day . (...) World Bank/Lundrim Aliu Carbon dioxide levels surge to new high in 2016, UN weather agency reports 30 October 2017 Levels of carbon dioxide (C02) surged at “record-breaking speed” to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency announced on Monday. UNDAC/Silva Lauffer As climate change makes bad weather worse, countries must strengthen resilience, UN officials urge 18 September 2017 Noting the ever-increasing impact of extreme weather events, top United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres and Miroslav Lajcak, the President of the General Assembly today urged efforts to boost resilience and strengthen damage mitigation measures.
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Score: 1200753.6 - https://news.un.org/en/tags/weather/audio/0
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For example, one respondent said that if he had prior knowledge of bad weather overnight, he would sleep in his wheelchair to be able to take cover quickly. Another respondent said an early warning on bad weather would allow him to stock up on medicines, and another one expressed concern of being unable to receive alerts because he cannot hear sirens. (...) The top five hazards or disaster risks faced by survey respondents were floods, extreme weather, tornados, drought, and earthquakes. UNISDR said it has decided to continue the survey until the end of the year to expand the sample.
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Score: 1194324.3 - https://www.un.org/development.../en/news/social/disasters.html
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UNICEF/UN0580147/Gabreez Ehkam Abdullah, 30, teaches mathematics and Qur’an at Al Zyadi School, Lahj Governorate, Yemen Twelve-year-old Yahya is a student at Al Zyadi School and appreciates his new classroom that protects him from bad weather. “In the past, the school was cramped, and we used to have water falling on us in some classrooms”, he says. “Now, the situation is different, as no water seeps into the classroom, it is well ventilated and the weather inside is nice”, he adds. UNICEF/UN0580153/Gabreez Yahya Anis Yahya, 12, a student at Al Zyadi School, Lahj Governorate Although his house is far from school, and it is stressful for him to commute to school every day, he rarely misses a class. (...) UNICEF/UN0580129/Gabreez Mahdi Nasser, 53, is the head of the Parents’ Council at Al Zyadi School, Lahj Governorate According to Mahdi, the school's dilapidation “was a barrier to learning, as the floors were filled with potholes and the ceilings were caving in. It got so bad that scorpions and snakes were living inside the classrooms, and we had to stop classes for two weeks to get them out.”
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Score: 1192719.2 - https://www.unicef.org/yemen/s...ds-better-educational-outcomes
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Mobile phone alerts and weather apps reach even remote areas. Worldwide, death tolls have fallen decade by decade – from over 50 000 deaths on average per year in the 1970s to less than 20 000 in the 2010s. (...) There are large gaps in weather observations, especially in Africa and Small Island Developing States. (...) Where is it? How soon is it? How bad is it? What should people do?  Experience shows that straightforward warning symbols and colour codes (eg, red, amber, green) are highly effective.
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Score: 1184071.7 - https://public.wmo.int/en/reso...ngs-save-lives-and-livelihoods
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OCHA/Sheldon Casimir Heatwaves, hurricanes, floods: 2017 costliest year ever for extreme weather and climate events, says UN 22 March 2018 Climate and Environment Hurricanes, monsoon floods and continuing severe drought made 2017 the costliest year ever for severe weather and climate events, according to a new report by the United Nations weather agency launched on the eve of World Meteorological Day . (...) World Bank/Lundrim Aliu Carbon dioxide levels surge to new high in 2016, UN weather agency reports 30 October 2017 Levels of carbon dioxide (C02) surged at “record-breaking speed” to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency announced on Monday. UNDAC/Silva Lauffer As climate change makes bad weather worse, countries must strengthen resilience, UN officials urge 18 September 2017 Noting the ever-increasing impact of extreme weather events, top United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres and Miroslav Lajcak, the President of the General Assembly today urged efforts to boost resilience and strengthen damage mitigation measures.
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Score: 1182485 - https://news.un.org/en/tags/weather/video/0
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Farmers in Malawi are are getting more information about localized climate patterns and are now able to better prepare for extreme weather., by UNDP In recent years, East and Southern Africa have experienced an increase in floods, droughts and other severe and irregular climatic conditions which have wiped out crops and crippled the productivity of many farmers. But the UNDP and government-backed project is now providing three million Malawians with life-saving climate information and early warnings of extreme weather, as well as techniques they can adapt to grow crops which are more resilient to the change in climatic conditions. (...) Malawi | UNDRR | risk reduction | From the Field Related Stories FROM THE FIELD: Malawi farmers diversify to fight climate change FROM THE FIELD: New sensors protect vulnerable Malawians against deadly lightning FROM THE FIELD: Avoiding unintended pregnancies in cash-strapped Malawi News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Bad situations ‘only get worse’ without disaster risk governance, UN chief says on International Day 13 October 2020 Humanitarian Aid With nations facing multiple crises simultaneously and a dramatic rise in extreme weather events in recent decades, the UN Secretary-General has called for strengthening disaster risk governance, to build a safer, more resilient world. 
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Score: 1177582.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1075312
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“He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue, and we have to give him oxygen or take him to the hospital,” Samira, 30, explains. (...) “He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue." (...) “For heating for example, especially with the harsh weather here, it will be of great help in dealing with my son’s condition.”
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Score: 1176825 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-my/ne...aced-syrians-brace-winter.html
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“He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue, and we have to give him oxygen or take him to the hospital,” Samira, 30, explains. (...) “He’s had asthma since birth. When it gets bad his breathing becomes heavy and his face turns blue." (...) “For heating for example, especially with the harsh weather here, it will be of great help in dealing with my son’s condition.”
Language:English
Score: 1176825 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-au/ne...aced-syrians-brace-winter.html
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