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Complex Emergency

A humanitarian crisis in a country, region or society where there is total or considerable breakdown of authority resulting from internal or external conflict and which requires an international response that goes beyond the mandate or capacity of any single agency and/or the ongoing United Nations country program. - (IASC)

While all regions are registering improvements on the Human Development Index signs of slow down are emerging. Credits: UNDP

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, warns flagship UN report

24 Jul 2014, UNNC

Reducing vulnerability and strengthening resilience are critical to securing human development progress, the United Nations says in a flagship report released today that examines the risks posed by natural or human-induced disasters and crises and offers ways to tackle them...


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