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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.

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

Picture shows the devastation of the island of Jost Van Dyke after hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Maria upgraded to Category 5 as it smashes into Caribbean

18/09/2017

Evacuation orders have been issued for four areas of Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria heads toward the island. 

Citizens-Soldiers of the National Guard of Puerto Rico.

Evacuation orders issued for 4 areas of Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria nears

18/09/2017

Hurricane Maria, now a Category 3 storm, will pass straight over Puerto Rico on Wednesday.

Woman in the Sagaing region, Myanmar

World hunger again on the rise for the first time in almost 15 years

16/09/2017

815 million people now hungry – Millions of children at risk from malnutrition

Girl with a glass of milk in Afar, Ethiopia

UN launches new report on world hunger and nutrition

15/09/2017

The report includes data on malnutrition and children from Rome-based UN agencies and new partners UNICEF and WHO.

Mexican farmers Porfirio and Josefina show the plant matter that covers the soil beneath their crop.

Agriculture brings Mexico more foreign currency than petroleum, tourism and remittances

15/09/2017

According to the Secretary of Agriculture, agriculture is a decisive resource for Mexico; not considering, however, the expansion of support programs.

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