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No-deal Brexit document published: The Poorest Most At Risk

Riots on the streets, food price rises and reduced medical supplies are real risks of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, a government document has said. Ministers have published details of their Yellowhammer contingency plan, after MPs voted to force its release. It outlines a series of “reasonable worst case assumptions” for the impact of a no-deal Brexit ... Read More »

Basic freedoms at risk in Kashmir – HRW

Free Political Leaders, Restore Communications, Exercise Restraint New York – Indian authorities have adopted measures in anticipation of unrest in Jammu and Kashmir state that raise serious human rights concerns, Human Rights Watch said today. The government announced on August 5, 2019 that it was altering the special constitutional status of the state. Read More »

Rain induced floods, landslides, Rohingya children at risk

Dhaka, July 9 (UNB) – Thousands of people in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps and host communities are facing the risk of flooding and landslides after several days of heavy rain, Unicef said on Tuesday. Some of the over 4,000 families affected in the camps, have been relocated to safe places. Unicef has appealed for $152.5 million to support the organisation’s ... Read More »

Loss of biodiversity puts future generations at risk

PARIS, May 7 2019 (IPS) – An alarming report about the massive loss of biodiversity around the world warns that future generations will be at risk if urgent action isn’t taken to protect the more than one million species of plants and animals threatened with extinction. Such extinction could happen “within decades” and could affect 40 percent of amphibian species, more ... Read More »

Millions of BD children at risk from climate crisis: Unicef

More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report According to the study – Gathering Storm: Climate change clouds the future of children in Bangladesh – the country’s flat topography, dense population and weak infrastructure ... Read More »