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World faces a 600 million jobs challenge, warns ILO
Jan 24, 2012 The global economy needs to generate 600 million jobs over the next decade to sustain economic growth and maintain social stability, states an annual report by International Labour Organisation.
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Floods leave thousands food insecure in Bangladesh
Jul 13, 2012 Extensive flooding, landslides and flash floods in eastern Bangladesh have left thousands of people food insecure. According to the government estimates, more than 1,000 hectares of seasonal crops were destroyed in eastern Bangladesh, while scores of poultry farms and fish hatcheries were swept away.
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Conflict-affected Lankans head to Australia in search of jobs
Jul 13, 2012 The number of young men from conflict-affected areas of Sri Lanka, heading for Australia in search of jobs seems to be growing. According to the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship, 1,413 Sri Lankans were apprehended on arrival in the first half of 2012, a 150 percent increase over 2011, when 211 people reached Australia. In 2010 that figure stood at 579, and in 2009 it was 739, the department reported.
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Ensuring global progress on social security coverage during crisis
Nov 23, 2010 World Social Security Report 2010/11 by ILO is a first in the series of World Social Security Reports. It serves as a tool to extend and monitor progress on the coverage of social security systems across nations.
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Report reveals global vulnerability to climate change
Dec 07, 2010 Organisation to improve the quality and effectiveness of aid for vulnerable populations, DARA International, along with Climate Vulnerable Forum developed the Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2010 to assess the global vulnerability to climate change. The groundbreaking tool reveals that without corrective actions, the world will be headed for nearly 1 million deaths every single year by 2030.
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Soaring food prices fuelling crisis, experts warn
Feb 11, 2011 Peaking food prices and shortage of key staples over the past few months have been one of the reasons for the unrest in Tunisia and Egypt. This should act as a warning to al nations grappling with mounting inflation.
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Oxfam calls for speedy food aid in times of crisis
Mar 03, 2011 On the eve of the formulation of a new agreement for Food Aid Convention, comprising major food aid donors, Oxfam calls for radical changes in its paradigm. Oxfam urged the Convention to address the need for cash and food in times of crisis through more predictable, timely and appropriate provision of aid.
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Emergency market analysis toolkit to boost aid policy
Mar 15, 2011 International Developmentā€™s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) along with experts from OXFAM, Save the Children and International Rescue Committee developed Emergency Market Mapping Analysis (EMMA) guidebook and training programme to facilitate market analysis in rapid onset emergency environments. It estimates the most critical goods and services of local communities for making aid more effective.
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Japan nuke crisis level raised to highest severity
Apr 12, 2011 The Japan government raised the nuclear emergency level at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to 7 indicating the worst on an international scale. The new level marks major release of radioactive material with widespread health and environmental effects that had only been previously applied to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine.
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G20 meet fails to attack global food crisis
Jun 27, 2011 G20 is under scanner for having failed to attack the grounds of the ongoing food crisis. The group hasn't taken adequate steps to ease high speculative food prices, critics say.
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Unsustainable aid programmes pose a threat to Afghan economy
Jun 11, 2011 Economic depression looms over Afghan government and economy when the foreign troops leave in 2014. According to a US report many programmes will be untenable if the long term foreign aid dries up.
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Pakistan braced for more floods
Aug 18, 2011 With heavy rain forecast in the near future, Pakistani authorities expect more flooding in the worst-hit provinces of Sindh and Punjab. Relief operations are taking place to combat destruction of homes, the spread of disease and food shortages due to destruction of crops.
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Hidden malnutrition crisis can put almost half a billion children at risk: Save the Children
Feb 16, 2012 Causing more than two million child deaths per year, chronic malnutrition, or lack of proper nutrition over time, if overlooked, can put the world's 450 million children at high risk in the next 15 years, reveals a report by Save the Children. The international NGO has given a call to the G8 countries to extend food security funding for three years with greater focus on nutrition.
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Fall in per capita availability of water: Indian minister
May 01, 2012 Per capita availability of water in the country has declined to one-third in the past 65 years, announced Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, while speaking at a session in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
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