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Red Cross members assisting a woman in the island of St. Marteen

Hurricane Maria paralyzes Puerto Rico and heads towards the Dominican Republic

21/09/2017

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said the devastation in the capital was unlike any she had ever seen, and fears it may take up to 6 months to fully restore electricity in the island.

A student doing schoolwork in Nicaragua.

World Bank Directors finalize assessment and commit to supporting Nicaragua

20/09/2017

The institution has invested approximately USD $150 million in Nicaragua in the past 3 years.

Women in Deogarh morning, Orissa, India.

Global warming could add 100 million poor people by 2030, according to the World Bank

20/09/2017

Without a greater and more energetic support for the countries experiencing the most extreme effects of climate change, the gap between rich and poor could be insurmountable.

Irrigated fields in the Irrigation and Drainage District of Ramada, near Bogotá, Colombia

Israel and Colombia come together to expand agriculture and irrigation

20/09/2017

"We are excited about the post-conflict possibilities in Colombia," the Israeli Prime Minister stated during his visit to Colombia.

Rescue operation following the earthquake in Mexico City

Powerful 7.1 Quake Devastates Central Mexico

20/09/2017

There are hundreds of vyctims in the 5 affected states. As many as 4.6 million homes, businesses and other facilities have lost electricity.

NASA Sees Maria Intensify into a Major Hurricane just east of the Leeward Islands.

Thousands in shelters as Puerto Rico awaits direct hit from Hurricane Maria

20/09/2017

The island braces itself for what has been described as the 'worst atmospheric event in a century'.

Agricultural landscape at sunset.

New partnership between ITU and FAO to bolster ICT innovation in agriculture

19/09/2017

Aim is also to boost rural communities' capacity to use ICTs in climate change monitoring and disaster-prevention.

Satellite view of hurricane Maria on 18 September 2017.

Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica on Path to Puerto Rico

19/09/2017

It Now Threatens Caribbean Islands as a Category 5 Storm

Coca leaf

Bolivia announces that the WHO will conduct research on the coca leaf

19/09/2017

Evo Morales made this announcement in New York during a meeting with Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Cows

Paraguayan meat to capture 60% of the Chilean market

19/09/2017

Livestock is one of the country's largest sources of foreign income, leaving this sector well-positioned in the international market.

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