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Haitian children at mercy of armed gangs as schools close

Rising gang crime in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince is limiting access to education and is preventing thousands of children from going to school. Since 2020, gang-related violence has led to school closures, and children have become easy prey for gang recruitment.

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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.
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A table-type coral nursery growing several species, including the almost extinct Acroporas in the Caribbean.

Exploring the largest ocean reef restoration project in the Americas: ‘One Million Corals for Colombia’

Climate and EnvironmentThe marine treasures of Colombia are often overlooked, as the country is known more for its mountains and the colourful towns that dot its coffee region. But just below the waves, a vibrant undersea world with over a thousand square kilometres of coral reef awaits those who take the plunge.

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Marceline supported by her friend in Central African Republic.
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Life after Conflict – Family and connection

Exploring how our deepest loves and connections shape us, in the face of harm and loss, as well as drive us to continue, even after conflict.

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As global food and fuel crisis deepens, Lebanon’s crisis is affecting ‘everyone, everywhere’

Humanitarian Aid Veteran UN aid coordinator Najat Rochdi on Friday signalled grave concerns about rising humanitarian needs across Lebanon linked to the global food and fuel crisis, which are affecting “everyone, everywhere”.

According to the World Health Organization, Thailand's roads are the deadliest in Southeast Asia with the ninth-highest rate of road fatalities in the world.
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Save lives, support development, and ‘steer our world to safer roads ahead’: Guterres 

SDGs Road traffic accidents claim nearly 1.3 million lives each year, cost some countries up to three per cent of their annual GDP, and are the biggest killer of five to 29-year olds globally, the UN General Assembly President told a High-level Meeting on Improving Global Road Safety on Thursday.