Ending the dry season with sustainable water management

  EJ News Network 2020-08-29 03:40:58

Increased Resilience to Climate Change in Northern Ghana through the Management of Water Resources and Diversification of Livelihoods
Complex security, environmental crises worsen conditions for over 360,000 in western Chad

  EJ News Network 2020-08-29 02:55:56

More than 360,000 internally displaced persons in Chad’s Lake province are facing a “double” crisis, exposed to security and environmental risks, the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported, highlighting the need to strengthen resilience of affected communities.
UNICEF: Time is of the essence, as water shortages compound desperate situation in Beirut

  EJ News Network 2020-08-29 02:39:57

Risk of water-borne diseases is rising in Beirut, in the aftermath of the devastating explosion in early August, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned, calling for urgent action to ensure families and responders have access to safe water and sanitation
Torres Strait Islander human rights complaint rejected by Commonwealth

  EJ News Network 2020-08-21 21:31:58

In May 2019, eight Torres Strait Islanders from the far north low-lying archipelago lodged a complaint to the UN’s Human Rights Committee in Geneva recognising the threat climate change had upon their ability to live on their ancestral lands.
European Citizens’ Initiative: Commission decides to register ‘Right to Cure’ initiative

  EJ News Network 2020-08-14 01:42:41

European Commission | Press Release | 21 August 2020 | Brussels The organisers of the ECI call on the Union ‘to put public health before private profit [and] make anti-pandemic vaccines and treatments a global public good, freely accessible to everyone’.
IUCN study - Environmental degradation driving gender-based violence

  EJ News Network 2020-08-14 00:19:31

The degradation of nature can lead to gender-based violence including sexual assault, domestic violence and forced prostitution, according to a new IUCN study published today