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Changing seasons and extreme weather are leading to droughts, flash floods and landslides. Put simply, climate change is making people hungry.

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As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to claim lives and now ranks as the largest in history, here are answers to some of the questions you might have about the deadly virus and its spread.    ... more
Between irrigation and water for domestic use, climate change is wrecking havoc on the livelihoods of families, where women are having to go further and further away from their homes to access water.     ... more
Resilience in Times of Food Insecurity
Risks and vulnerability to disasters have a fundamental gender dimension. The international community should recognize women’s organizations as valued partners that can bring unique perspectives to resilience policy and practice.    ... more