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Building a more resilient post-earthquake future in Haiti

One year on from a devastating earthquake which struck Haiti, communities are rebuilding their lives, and aiming to be better prepared when future disasters strike.

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Children put on a play at the Shatila Palestine Refugee Camp in Beirut.
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Children put on a play at the Shatila Palestine Refugee Camp in Beirut.

Children affected by conflict cannot wait for their education

Culture and EducationFrom Ethiopia to Chad and Palestine, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN’s fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, is helping millions of boys and girls affected by conflict around the world to pursue their dreams.

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Munni was married at age 14, but after her husband left when she became pregnant, the Bangladeshi girl was sold to a brothel by a man who offered to find her a job.
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Photo story: No country untouched by human trafficking

Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims. The vast majority of those trafficking women and girls do so for purposes of sexual exploitation.

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Central African Republic returnees live at a site in Djako, in Southern Chad, where the level of severe acute malnutrition is particularly high.
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140 aid workers killed in 2021 as UN humanitarian funding gap looms larger than ever – OCHA

Humanitarian Aid The United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA) warned on Friday that at nearly $34 billion, the funding shortfall for aid operations is the biggest it’s ever been.

Participants in a UN training session on countering hate speech.
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Lebanese youth learn to stand up to hate speech

Human Rights Hate speech can have a devastating effect on mental wellbeing and self-confidence. The UN office in Lebanon is helping young people to rise above these attacks, and reject negativity from others.