environment

New urban agenda will make crisis response “more efficient”

Preparing cities to better respond to humanitarian crises is vital in this day and age when more and more migrants and refugees are seeking sanctuary in urban areas.

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Lightweight helmet wheeled in to cut road traffic deaths

An innovative new bicycle helmet could help reduce millions of fatalities on the world’s roads, the UN has said.

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Fiji praised for disaster prevention measures ahead of killer cyclone

Fiji sustained terrible loss of life from Cyclone Winston, but it could have been much worse without the preventative measures taken before the storm hit, UN disaster relief experts said on Monday.

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