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Amina Begum
As rich-nation emissions drive worsening storms and floods, the poor in Bangladesh are paying US$2 billion a year from their own pockets to adapt and try to rebuild.
People traveling with a caravan of migrants from Central America
About 274 million people are expected to require humanitarian assistance next year — a 17 per cent jump from 2020, and one aid agencies will struggle to handle, UN official say.
Covid-19 booster vaccine
Health experts say Omicron's appearance underscores the need to share vaccines more fairly.
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The organisers of the Singapore Climate Rally movement want advocacy to go beyond caring about the planet. Overlapping issues of justice, such as the welfare of migrant workers and other marginalised communities, are at the heart of this year’s rally.
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#poverty Opinion

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Transnational agribusiness firms are contributing to a growing global hunger crisis, causing widespread environmental damage, and threatening people’s health. By also capturing the United Nations Food Systems Summit, they have restricted the meeting's agenda to solutions that will further inflate corporate profits.
water security in India
To help tackle the issues that are driving food and nutrition insecurity, and make the global food system more stable and resilient, governments should consider establishing a new, multilateral, UN-led Food Systems Stability Board (FSSB).
An aerial view of flood affected areas in Bihar
The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial.
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Special drawing rights could give indebted countries the flexibility to take climate action that benefits everyone.
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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
Daughter Riri Damayanti (left) and her father Syamsul Bahri (right) are colleagues at a palm oil company in South Sumatra.
Sponsored What has been the effect of this agribusiness company's dual-income policy on the households of its Indonesian workers?
migrant fishermen fishing southeast asia
On International Human Rights Day, Greenpeace releases shocking testimonies from Southeast Asian migrants working on board foreign fishing vessels, plying the remote waters to meet Asia's surging demand for seafood.
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The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
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