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Humanitarian Disasters

In Fiji First Responders Train to Address Sexual Violence in Disasters

UN Women | Posted 01.20.2015 | World
UN Women

The program seeks to help first responders better recognize and address gender-based violence and ensure that safety concerns for women are incorporated into disaster-risk-reduction planning and needs assessments.

Understanding Humanitarian Disasters Through Citizen Communication

Jakob Rogstadius | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
Jakob Rogstadius

Being able to tap into local populations for real-time country-wide monitoring can be particularly attractive, as trusted international monitors are often few and far apart, but can quickly be relocated to confirm emerging stories.

UN Urges Countries To Impose Global Taxes

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business

* UN proposes carbon, billionaires, currency taxes * UN says more money needed for aid, global challenges * UN has no au...

'Climate Patriots' (VIDEO): Fighting Global Climate Change Will Help Ensure America's Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fighting climate change is not only good for the Earth, but apparently it's also patriotic. National security and climate change may not be the like...