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'
US Ends Funding for Global Women's Health Agency
(Washington, DC) – The US State Department's move on April 3, 2017, to block funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) endangers key health and protection services for some of the world's most marginalized women and girls, Human Rights Watch said today. The US is one of the agency's largest donors, providing US$69 million annually, allocated globally for its core funding and humanitarian emergency responses.
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
Luxembourg And WFP Sign New Partnership Agreement
ROME - Luxembourg and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have signed a four-year agreement, confirming the long-standing partnership between the Grand Duchy and the UN's frontline organization working towards zero hunger globally by 2030.
FAO and Japan hold high-level discussions to bolster a strong partnership
FAO today hosted a high-level delegation from Japan in a bid to bolster both sides of a strong relationship between the UN agency responsible for fighting hunger and its second-largest donor.
US to send most senior officer to Thailand since 2014 coup
THAILAND-USA/:US to send most senior officer to Thailand since 2014 coup
ANALYSIS-As Trump stresses "America First", China plays the world leader
USA-TRUMP/CHINA (ANALYSIS, PIX, GRAPHIC):ANALYSIS-As Trump stresses "America First", China plays the world leader
INTERVIEW-"Wait and see" no longer an option for disaster response - IFRC chief
"We see much more money being spent in responding to disasters and very little in preventing them"
Typhoon Nock-ten lashes central Philippines, cuts power
Around 218,000 people fled to evacuation centres after authorities warned of storm surges and flooding in coastal villages and low-lying areas
Typhoon Nock-ten intensifies as it approaches Philippines
Authorities fearing a storm surge have moved thousands of people out of coastal villages to safety