Man standing on top of rubble in Turkey-Syria earthquake zone

Turkey and Syria earthquakes: what we know so far

In the early hours of 6 February 2023, a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey near to the northwest Syria border, followed by a second 7.5 magnitude earthquake a few hours later.…

UN World Water Day

World Water Day: Water and Climate Change

World Water Day is about highlighting the need for clean water for all. In 2021, the focus of the campaign is on how we value water and what it means to us. In the everyday, access to clean water can mean health, hygiene and enable us to work or…

Kayapo indigenous people block Brazil highway

Brazil: Indigenous Peoples under threat from COVID-19

As concern increases over the threat from coronavirus to indigenous peoples across the Brazilian Amazon, the Supreme Court in Brazil ruled earlier this month that the government must adopt measures…