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Hurricane Katrina "raised bar" for disaster risk management

New Orleans. UN Photo (file)

Hurricane Katrina, which hit the American city of New Orleans 10 years ago this month, has raised the bar…

28 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Campaign seeks to get South Sudan schoolchildren 'Back-to-Learning'

© UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0149/Brian Sokol South Sudan,

Children in South Sudan, who were forced out of school due to poverty, gender discrimination or conflict, are getting…

28 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Myanmar floods generate destruction but also “unprecendented” solidarity

Chin State, remote and mountainous and one of the poorest regions in Myanmar, was among the hardest-hit by floods. Photo: UNICEF/Mohammad Badrul Hassan

Humanitarian relief efforts continue in Myanmar, where floods and landslides brought on by monsoon rains have caused the deaths…

28 Aug 2015 / Listen /

New crop entering Arctic seed vault for preservation

Peruvians in Svalbard: representatives of indigenous Andean communities will deposit 750 potato seeds. Photo: Luis Salazar.

Potato seeds once thought lost to the Andean people who introduced them to the world will now be safeguarded…

27 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Water at the core of a sustainable future for all

A girl carries empty buckets to get clean water at the water distribution point in Port au Prince, Haiti. Credit: UN File Photo/UNICEF/Marco Dormino

While there is enough water on the planet to meet global needs, there must be better management of this…

27 Aug 2015 / Listen /
LGBT in the Middle East under the spotlight at the UN Women with HIV still face obstacles to treatment Thousands of stranded South Sudanese receiving assistance Eiffel Tower to become huge generator of human energy UN agencies respond to refugee influx in Western Balkans "Utter disrespect for human life" in South Sudan Painting a thorough picture of what it means to be poor
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be

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Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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