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6.9 million COVID-19 deaths till 2023
The World Health organisation in its latest World Health Statistics reported over 759 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and nearly 6.9 million reported COVID-19 deaths globally up to March 11, 2023. However, the true toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is significantly higher as it has indirectly affected mortality through mechanisms such as disruptions to health-care services and changes in care-seeking behaviours,
Global Temperatures to Surge In 2023-2027
Global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years and global temperature between 2023 and 2027 would be more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels for at least one year, said WMO.
Sustainable Industrial Transformation Needed For Gap Bridging
Amid growing food and energy crises, an uncertain global economic outlook, and escalating impacts of climate change, the UN said a sustainable...
Minimize Waste: The call On International Day of Zero Waste
Waste crisis is undermining the Earth’s ability to sustain life. Waste costs global economy billions of dollars each year. And in encouraging...
Russian Tactical Nuclear Weapons to Belarus; What it means?
Russia on March 27, 2023,said it would not change its plans of deploying tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, the neighbouringcountry and a key ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin despite the growing criticisms globally. Two days ago,Putin had declared that his country would stationsome of the tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus.
600 Million Lacks Safe Drinking Water; Africa Worst Hit
About 600 million children lack safely managed drinking water, of which ten countries are in Africa where 190 million children lack such...
UN 2023 Water Conference; Focus on Five Key Areas
The UN 2023 Water Conference, hailed as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to accelerate progress towards universal access to safe water and sanitation by 2030, takes place at UN Headquarters from March 22 to March 24.
UN Outlines Human Rights Concern In 40 Countries
In the present scenario of Human Rights challenges, the United Nations emphasised the need for fresh thinking and bolder political leadership to...
18 Million In Ukraine Need Protection
About eighteen Million people in Ukraine are in need of humanitarian aid and protection as the war between Ukraine and Russia entered...
No Death penalty; Says UN Human Rights
Death Penalty is still in vogue in 79 countries across the world and the United Nations wants these countries to work harder...