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Between glass ceilings and glass walls

Women's leadership in public institutions.  


"We are a forgotten population."

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


COVID-19; an opportunity to re-think disaster risk governance

Lessons from the Dominican Republic.  


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.  


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.  


In Ecuador, COVID-19 could cause 11 percent dive in GDP this year

Ecuador, the first Latin American country hit by COVID-19, was already struggling as a result of the global oil crisis and could now see GDP plunge 11 percent this year, a new UN assessment has found.  


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…  

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