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As of June 2017, some 5,000 asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants in Serbia remain in legal limbo. A project is strengthening the dialogue between the stranded and the local Serbians to invest in them and give them hope.


Globally, one person dies of Tuberculosis (TB) every 20 seconds. Annually, there are still 10.4 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths.
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Hydromet is not only about early warning systems, but also giving weather information and reliable predictions to make informed decisions for many sectors of the economy.
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By 2050, the impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions could see more than 140 million people move within their countries’ borders.
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AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria together affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and putting an end to these diseases is a priority under Goal 3 (target 3.3). People in Sub-Saharan Africa are more likely than those in other regions to become infected: 2.2 of every 1,000 uninfected people ages 15-49 contracted HIV in 2016; there were 276 new cases of tuberculosis per 100,000 people in 2015; and the incidence of malaria was 234 cases per 1,000 persons at risk. Read More.



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