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"We are a forgotten population."

Local organizations in Panama have continued to reach vulnerable groups during lockdown.  


Walking for good

Beirut Walk for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities.  


Cleaning up while waiting for tourists to return

A world famous diving destination in Thailand receives help.  


"I cry for no apparent reason."

UNDP launches Syria's first online mental health service.  


EU-funded ‘Let’s Beat Corona’ campaign raises awareness in Iraq

On- and off-line safety messages reach more than 31 million people.  


Nepal begins a green recovery

While the coronavirus has shaken the whole of humanity, in Nepal it has also spurred new thinking about recovery.  


Secondary impact modelling; long term learning from COVID-19

Using data to help countries plan, respond, and reduce risk.  


Connecting vulnerable people in Syria

Helping Syrian students living with disabilities to stay connected during the COVID-19 lockdown.  


Recovering from COVID-19: Lessons from Past Disasters in Asia and the Pacific

COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific has added to the multitude of risks that the region faces intersecting with natural hazards, conflicts and fragility. More than any previous disaster, the novel coronavirus…  


2020 Equator Prize winners show nature-based solutions ahead of UN Biodiversity Summit

The 11th Equator Prize Award Ceremony honored 10 Indigenous and local communities from across the world in a virtual gala event, delivering a powerful message of local leadership to the UN…  

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