How technology is providing a lifeline in natural disasters
How robots, drones and other innovations can transform emergency relief operations
Thailand's King endorses annual military reshuffle
THAILAND-MILITARY/:Thailand's King endorses annual military reshuffle
U.S. Senate confirms new USAID administrator Mark Green
Green's appointment has been widely applauded by development experts and aid groups
One dead as strong earthquake hits Philippines
No tsunami expected following the earthquake
Mastercard And The World Food Programme Announce 100 Million Meals Commitment
HAMBURG - At the Global Citizen Festival Hamburg, Mastercard and the World Food Programme (WFP) will announce a new commitment in their continued vision to reverse the cycle of hunger and poverty. Connecting Mastercard's expertise in technology and digital innovation with WFP's work providing vital food assistance and resilience-building programmes to vulnerable communities. 100 Million Meals is a truly global initiative designed to raise significant funds and "meals" for those in need around the world.
New 'vibe' at Bonn as efforts to cut climate risk, spur development start to merge
When disaster hits, people don’t care whether a climate, disaster or development policy would help. They just want a solution
Trump to nominate ex-congressman Green to lead U.S. aid agency
Green is currently the president of the International Republican Institute and must be confirmed by the Senate
FEATURE-How to milk the coconut boom? Philippine farmers check their phones
A project to provide coconut farmers with advice over their mobile phones aims to help them cash in on a growing market and lift them out of poverty
U.S., Philippines scale back next month's military drills, no more 'war games'
PHILIPPINES-USA/DEFENCE (PIX):U.S., Philippines scale back next month's military drills, no more 'war games'
Working with national social protection systems to fight hunger
As most natural disasters are predictable to some extent, it makes sense to invest into government social protection schemes to build their long-term resilience