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People affected and displaced by conflicts and natural disasters has doubled over the past decade

People affected and displaced by conflicts and natural disasters has doubled over the past decade

Building resilience is critical to minimise the impact of humanitarian crises Article based on insights from United Nations expert on humanitarian responses on how governments, institutions, communities, individuals and other levels/ actors can boost their resilience to cope with crises situations such as the pandemic. The number of people affected …

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Climate change under a gender lens

Climate Change

Countries in the Asia Pacific region are at the forefront of bearing the onslaught of climate change. During the last three decades, 45% of the world’s natural disasters have occurred in this region, which is vulnerable to floods, cyclones, earthquakes, droughts, storms and tsunamis. While climate change affects everyone but …

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Reproductive health services are essential services, including during pandemics like COVID-19

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The recently released Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020 shows that Asia and the Pacific region is not on track to achieve any of the 169 targets of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), including those around ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive health services. Despite commitments …

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To ensure health security for everyone, especially the marginalized people, we need to ensure progress on health and other areas too : Dr Var

Dr Chivorn Var, convener of forthcoming 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights

Accelerating progress on sexual & reproductive health & rights is key driver towards SDGs Improvements in the health sector, as well as in other sectors such as infrastructure development, economic growth and poverty reduction, play a major role in improving not only health and life expectancy of the people, but …

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