Refugees in Syria short of food and medicine amid shelling - U.N.
"The humanitarian situation in Yarmouk and surrounding areas has long been very harsh and is rapidly deteriorating"
In tech we trust - but less than half of Americans are ready for the next disaster
Just four in 10 people know who to contact for information during an emergency
Firefighters and bankers pledge to be 'transgender allies' in UK workplaces
Transgender people suffer high rates of depression - up to 60 percent - due to stigma, discrimination and abuse
UK aid aims to tackle child labour and trafficking in the Commonwealth
"This is a global problem which requires a global response"
Aid agencies fear for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's island relocation plan
Bangladesh wants to move 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island in June
Latest legal fight accusing oil companies of climate change launched in Colorado
"Climate change is not just about sea level rise. It affects all of us in the middle of the country as well"
Land activist and descendant of slaves slain in Brazil's Amazon
"Everything indicates that it was an execution. He was a 'marked' guy"
Kenyan officials resolute over land allocation despite machete attack
A controversial land distribution exercise illustrates the challenges of resolving colonial-era conflicts
Ethnic violence pushes Malians into Burkina Faso crisis zone
The influx is putting pressure on vulnerable host communities in Burkina Faso's north, which is facing its worst hunger in years coupled with growing violence
Bangladesh PM says country 'cannot wait' for help with climate action
The government is building disaster-proof schools and homes, and improving living conditions in refugee camps, the PM said.