5 Dec 2021 PASADENA CA, United States
Waste produced by nuclear tests as well as by decommissioned nuclear submarines, may have been trapped in permafrost until now.
5 Dec 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Crisis comes on the back of a decade-old conflict, an economic crisis and struggles to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
5 Dec 2021 TEHRAN, Iran
Protesters chanted "Plundered for 20 years" and "the water must return”.
12 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Donor countries have pledged to provide $12 Billion USD (£8.75 billion) of public climate finance from 2021 to 2025 to a new Global Forest Finance Pledge.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
25 Oct 2021 PEMBA, Mozambique
Lack of access to safe water, worsened by massive population displacements, has led to an increase in cases of cholera and diarrhoea.
25 Oct 2021 SYDNEY, Australia
New report confirms cyclical relationship between ecological degradation and conflict, examining 3 ecological "hotspots"
21 Oct 2021 SANAA, Yemen
While local and international humanitarian groups have been working to improve water availability in Yemen, without sufficient funding millions of Yemeni lives remain at risk without access to clean water.
4 Oct 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
ICRC assesses impact of a decade of war on infrastructure, water availability and quality, and hampered relief efforts.