Health care must adapt to help conflict victims – UN expert

Governments, United Nations agencies and others have been slow to adapt to the changing nature of conflict in their efforts to provide health care to those affected by violence, according to a new study co-authored by an expert with the UN refugee agency.

Tens of thousands of refugees to benefit from new UN-backed microfinance project

Tens of thousands of displaced people around the world will get micro-loans to set up their own businesses and become self-sufficient thanks to a new agreement between the UN refugee agency and a microfinance services organization set up by Bangladeshi Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus.