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Climate change forces Viet Nam farmers to give up growing rice

Rice fields of hill tribes in Sapa, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park

Farmers in Viet Nam’s Mekong Delta say they may not be able to grow rice in the future because of rising sea levels caused by climate change. The South-East Asian country is the…

27 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Men and women serve under same rules in UN peacekeeping operation

Commander Luzviminda Camacho

Men and women serving with the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, have to abide by the same rules, according…

26 Jul 2014 / Listen /

"Full-fledged impunity in Syria", says chair of UN-mandated probe

A Syrian mother and child.  (UNHCR - video capture)

The conflict in Syria has reached a tipping point, threatening the entire region, according to the latest report by…

25 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Women and girls in Iraq risk forced circumcision

UNHCR.S. Baldwin

Up to four million women in parts of northern Iraq controlled by the militant group ISIS face the risk…

24 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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