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    Taliban Rule Exacerbates Malnutrition Crisis: Afghan Women and Children Hardest Hit

    Dozens of malnourished children are registered every day, in serious need of medical attention. Some of them suffer from moderate to acute malnutrition with...

    Pakistan Winter Pneumonia: Thousands of Children Affected; Hundreds Dead

    Islamabad has long grappled with the challenge of increasing vaccine uptake in a nation where misinformation is rife and some fringe clerics declare it...

    Plates and Spoons to Tackle Malnutrition in Malawi

    After Cyclone Freddy ravaged Malawi, displacing families and threatening communities with malnutrition, a locally promoted project, Chithando, a offering cooking lessons and special plates,...

    UNDP Calls for Unfreezing Afghan Assets as Taliban Have Reversed Gains of Past Decade

    In its latest report on Afghanistan under Taliban rule, the UNDP says that ten years of Afghan economic growth have been reversed in just...

    Rice Fortification – One Year On

    151 districts in 24 states lifted fortified rice the government has said, adding that the number of rice mills having blending infrastructure for fortified...

    Time Running Out to Address Afghanistan’s Hunger Crisis; Without a Functioning Central Bank, Aid Not Enough

    The drought and a shortage of funds has fuelled an economic crisis – more than 70 percent of Afghanistan’s population live in rural areas...

    Entire Afghan generation’ faces food insecurity says UN Official

    Afghanistan is in an unparalleled state of food insecurity and malnutrition as acute hunger has risen from 14 million in July, to 23 million...

    War in Ukraine Poised to Threaten Global Food Security

    Ukraine has long been the “breadbasket” of Europe, but the fighting could disrupt global wheat trade, with knock-on impacts on food prices and overall...

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    Adding Life to Years – Demographic Change in Asia and the Pacific

    The size of the world’s population in 2100 is now expected to be six per cent lower—or 700 million...
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    UN Vows to Fight Increasing Sand, Dust Storms

    Acting by consensus, the 193-member Assembly adopted the draft resolution titled “United Nations Decade on Combating Sand and Dust...

    Pakistan Extends 1.4 Million Afghan Refugees’ Stay, UNHCR Applauds Move

    UNHCR acknowledged that Pakistan's decision marks a significant step in ensuring humanitarian assistance and protection for Afghan refugees amid...

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    Adding Life to Years – Demographic Change in Asia and the Pacific

    The size of the world’s population in 2100 is...

    UN Vows to Fight Increasing Sand, Dust Storms

    Acting by consensus, the 193-member Assembly adopted the draft...