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An example of this is a global sensemaking exercise that UNDP in the Arab States region initiated to capture the voices of grassroots women, peace and security advocates around the world on their role in economic and political decision making, to drive forward the Women, Peace and Security agenda.  (...) At the country level, UNDP is working in Jordan and Lebanon on initiatives to explore and promote positive masculinities, in light of increases of gender-based violence across the region.   (...) An example just in from one of our Country Offices in the region makes clear the link between engaging women internally and in our work: During the early stages of the pandemic, a group of women staff at UNDP Tunisia County came together virtually to brainstorm priority ideas to support women across the country hit hard by the  pandemic.  The resulting initiatives provided targeted and rapid support for business continuity of women-headed small businesses, support for value chains benefitting 850 women entrepreneurs, and the kick-off of discussion on a strategic partnership with a large private-sector company to promote women’s entrepreneurship in the COVID-19 context and beyond.
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Score: 907296.3 - https://www.undp.org/yemen/blo...very-covid-19-key-listen-women
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UN agency planning long-term food support for flood-hit Sri Lankans | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe UN agency planning long-term food support for flood-hit Sri Lankans Facebook Twitter Print Email UN agency planning long-term food support for flood-hit Sri Lankans 9 February 2011 The head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that the agency is delivering food aid to half a million people affected by the massive floods in Sri Lanka, while planning for longer-term support to help those affected recover from the disaster. (...) In a related development, the UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ), is dispatching more supplies to support communities hit by the floods. Supplies includes 19,000 school kits, 10,600 reinforced tarpaulins, 60 drums of chlorine bleaching powder, 2,000 sleeping mats, water tanks (2,000 litre capacity each), water purification tablets and children’s clothes. (...) Sri Lanka Related Stories Sri Lankan farmers need urgent help after losing rice harvest to floods – UN official Sri Lanka: UN helps Government respond to widespread floods Thousands displaced as torrential rains and floods hit Sri Lanka – UN News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Humanitarian emergency persists as more floods ravage Sri Lanka – UN 8 February 2011 Fresh floods have hit Sri Lanka just weeks after large swathes of the South Asian island nation were inundated by a deluge caused by torrential rainfall, the United Nations reported today, saying that over a million people already weakened by the initial flooding are affected.
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Score: 905347.95 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2011/02/366342
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FAO - News Article: Africa Solidarity Trust Fund grants FAO $1.5 million to support Ebola-hit countries العربية 中文 English Français Italiano Português Русский Español العربية 中文 English Français Italiano Português Русский Español About FAO About Us Director-General Leadership Organizational chart Worldwide offices Governing Bodies Oversight Advisory Committee FAO and the UN Meetings Visit us Partnerships Ask FAO News News Stories Countries good practices Media contacts Multimedia Video Photos Interactive stories Podcasts Webcast Main topics Statistics Statistics Data collection Data dissemination Methods and standards Statistical capacity development Members Country Profiles FAO Members Gateway Low-Income Food-Deficit countries Publications Publications Highlights archive About FAO About Us Director-General Leadership Organizational chart Worldwide offices Governing Bodies Oversight Advisory Committee FAO and the UN Meetings Visit us Partnerships Ask FAO News News Stories Countries good practices Media contacts Multimedia Video Photos Interactive stories Podcasts Webcast Main topics Main topics content Statistics Statistics Data collection Data dissemination Methods and standards Statistical capacity development Members Country Profiles FAO Members Gateway Low-Income Food-Deficit countries Publications Publications Highlights archive Print Send Africa Solidarity Trust Fund grants FAO $1.5 million to support Ebola-hit countries Grant is part of $6.5 million to boost Africa-wide initiatives including youth employment and South-South Cooperation 2 December 2014, Rome/Accra - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, will each receive $500 000 to help curb the potentially devastating impact of the disease on food security and on the livelihoods of farmers and others in rural areas. (...) The joint implementation of the programme demonstrates the strong partnership that exists between FAO and the NEPAD Agency," Mayaki said. The second initiative relates to Africa's South-South Cooperation Facility for Agriculture and Food Security. (...) About the fund The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund was launched in 2013 as a unique Africa-led initiative to improve agriculture and food security across the continent.
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Score: 905072.95 - https://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/270542/icode/
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Africa Solidarity Trust Fund grants FAO $1.5 million to support Ebola-hit countries Grant is part of $6.5 million to boost Africa-wide initiatives including youth employment and South-South Cooperation 2 December 2014, Rome/Accra - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, will each receive $500 000 to help curb the potentially devastating impact of the disease on food security and on the livelihoods of farmers and others in rural areas. (...) The joint implementation of the programme demonstrates the strong partnership that exists between FAO and the NEPAD Agency," Mayaki said. The second initiative relates to Africa's South-South Cooperation Facility for Agriculture and Food Security. (...) About the fund The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund was launched in 2013 as a unique Africa-led initiative to improve agriculture and food security across the continent.
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Score: 905072.95 - https://www.fao.org/news/story/pt/item/270542/icode/
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“Florence” is the computer-generated face of the Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco , announced on Friday by WHO and partners. (...) She was created with technology developed by Soul Machines, a company based in the United States and New Zealand, with support from Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. The initiative will be launched initially in Jordan, with global roll-out scheduled over the coming months. (...) WHO Member States meeting in May, adopted a landmark resolution that called on the UN agency to initiate an independent and comprehensive evaluation of lessons learned from the international health response to the crisis.
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Score: 905072.95 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/07/1068161
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FAO, EU begin second round of assistance to flood-hit Serbian farms FAO.org english Русский FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia About us Regional Initiatives Knowledge sharing News Events Resources Programmes and projects Partners FAO, EU begin second round of assistance to flood-hit Serbian farms FAO and the European Union will start a second round of assistance to flood-affected farms in Serbia this month, expected to reach an additional 7,000 households and six municipalities not included in the first round. (...) In Serbia, the European Union and FAO partnered to bring practical assistance to small-scale, family farms. Of the EU’s initial flood-recovery assistance of Euro 30 million, Euro 8 million was allocated to restore the livelihoods of small-scale farmers, through FAO. A total of 24 of the hardest-hit municipalities in western and central Serbia were selected for relief operations in the first round of assistance.
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Score: 902366.8 - https://www.fao.org/europe/news/detail-news/en/c/308481/
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Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province | Africa Renewal Skip to main content   Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: English Français Africa Renewal Africa Renewal Toggle navigation e-Magazine Stories Topics Climate Change Culture and Education Economic Development Gender Health Human Rights Peace and Security Sustainable Development Goals Youth Book Review Digital Digital Refugees & Migrants UN Affairs Podcast Search form Search Campaign Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Get monthly e-newsletter Ebola Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province By:  UN News Interethnic violence has ravaged the Ituri Province in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since December last year, generating significant population movements within the Province, and toward neighbouring Uganda (Photo: UNICEF/Madjia Interethnic violence has ravaged the Ituri Province in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since December last year, generating significant population movements within the Province, and toward neighbouring Uganda (Photo: UNICEF/Madjiangar). (...) To avoid infection with Ebola virus, measles vaccinators must wear surgical gowns to prevent contact with blood or other bodily fluids carrying the deadly haemorrhagic disease.  Initial focus is on ‘unsanitary’ camps for displaced  As the measles vaccination campaign begins in Ituri, the UN agency said that it is focusing initially on protecting 27,000 children living in crowded camps in and around Bunia, the largest town in the province.  (...) It must address Africa’s climate challenges Human Rights Remembering the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda 27 years later Economic Development How the Russia-Ukraine conflict impacts Africa Trade AfCFTA’s Guided Trade Initiative takes off, set to ease and boost intra-African trade Culture and Education Swahili gaining popularity globally More of interest Guterres: UN-African Union partnership a ‘cornerstone of multilateralism’ High-level independent panel on security and development in crisis-torn Sahel region launched at UN Guterres: World Humanitarian Day salutes ‘the best of humanity’ More from Africa Renewal “Unstoppable Africa – Africa Leading the World” 5 facts about the Africa Dialogue Series Climate change poses risks, COP27, presents unique opportunity for Africa Apply to be the next SDG champion Podcast About Africa Renewal The Africa Renewal information programme provides up-to-date information and analysis of the major economic and development challenges facing Africa today.
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Score: 902275.2 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ns-ebola-hit-dr-congo-province
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Joining hands to help the hardest-hit people cope with COVID19 in Nepal | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Nepal WHO WE ARE WHAT WE DO OUR IMPACT GET INVOLVED Global Nav toggle Search WHO WE ARE WHAT WE DO OUR IMPACT GET INVOLVED English Locations Home Nepal Blog Joining hands to help the hardest-hit people cope with COVID19 in Nepal Joining hands to help the hardest-hit people cope with COVID19 in Nepal May 31, 2021 Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labé Resident Representative for UNDP in Nepal A year of crisis unlike any in living memory was also a year during which UNDP was able to support the Government and people of Nepal as they coped with, and responded to, the needs of the unsettling hour. 2020 witnessed an unprecedented global crisis and that affected and shaped a significant part of our work at UNDP in Nepal. COVID-19 hit the country in January and it went on to take a huge toll on the country. (...) Through our Accelerator Lab, we partnered with local youth groups and innovators to explore and adopt innovative solutions to urban waste management, COVID-19-related information management, unemployment and sustainable urban mobility. In all these initiatives, our efforts sought to ensure that they ultimately promote gender equality and social inclusion, key aspects that cut across all our programmes.
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Score: 902080 - https://www.undp.org/nepal/blo...-hit-people-cope-covid19-nepal
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UNDP Hands Over Infrastructure facilities to the Indonesian Government in quake-Hit Lombok | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Indonesia Who we are What we do Our Impact Get Involved Global Nav toggle Search Who we are What we do Our Impact Get Involved English Locations Home Indonesia UNDP Hands Over Infrastructure facilities to the Indonesian Government in quake-Hit Lombok UNDP Hands Over Infrastructure facilities to the Indonesian Government in quake-Hit Lombok June 9, 2022 The 22 reconstructed facilities include schools, health centers and community halls. (...) The German government allocated a grant of EUR 25 million (approximately USD 28.4 million) to rebuild critical infrastructure in the quake-hit provinces of West Nusa Tenggara and Central Sulawesi. UNDP manages this initiative in close collaboration with the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), BNPB, and Provincial Governments, as part of the Reconstruction Master Plan and Plan of Action. *** MEDIA CONTACTS UNDP Indonesia Resilience and Reconstruction Unit Team Leader, Christian B.
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Score: 901768 - https://www.undp.org/indonesia...an-government-quake-hit-lombok
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WFP also aims to expand food aid to urban areas hardest hit by high food prices, including through cash and vouchers, and to support small farmers and markets in countries where the agency will purchase food assistance locally, through the initiative. (...) At the World Food Security conference in Rome in June, WFP announced a $1.2 billion cash package for 62 countries hit by high food prices. As a result of the rise in food prices, WFP’s budget to reach 90 million people worldwide in 2008 has risen from $3.1 billion to nearly $6 billion. (...) WFP food crisis Related Stories Young people should have active role in combating climate change – Ban Global postal industry looks towards future after UN meeting Plant mutation could boost crop yields and help tackle food crisis – UN official News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Over 60 countries hit hardest by food crisis to receive increased UN aid 4 June 2008 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it will provide $1.2 billion in additional food aid in the 62 countries hit hardest by the current crisis resulting from the surge in food and fuel prices.
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Score: 901768 - https://news.un.org/story/2008/08/269192
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