When over 200,000 refugees showed up, the Madi people of Adjumani in northern Uganda decided to turn a challenge into an opportunity to do good.

“In our culture, there is a saying, ‘Opi pa koka.’ When someone comes to us for refuge, we take them in, we look after each other," says Drani Stephen Izakare, Chief of the Madi.

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When over 200000 refugees showed up the Madi people of Adjumani in

This community in Uganda welcomed & integrated 200,000 South Sudanese refugees into Ugandan society

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Mohammed's entire Nigerian village had learned sign language for him. His village was like a big extended family.

Then Boko Haram attacked. Mohammed became separated from other villagers as they all fled. He ended up in a different camp for internally displaced people who had all lost their homes to insurgents. No matter how polite people were, it just wasn't the same. It was the first time...
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Mohammeds entire Nigerian village had learned sign language for him His village

Emergency employment for survivors of Boko Haram

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Today we celebrate all families worldwide. How does your family play a role in doing good for the global goals? Share your favorite reason with us!
Today we celebrate all families worldwide How does your family play a
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Happy Mother's Day! Join Connie Britton to change the world for every mother and every child facing starvation across four countries in Africa and the Middle East. Sign her petition today: care2.com/mothersday

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Ahead of Mother's Day, please join our pledge to save 20 million mothers and their families facing drought and famine: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Three years without rain, Somalia is now at a crossroads that may lead to famine.
Families are traveling thousands of miles carrying everything they own to find water. It’s a life or death journey.

Ahead of Mother’s Day, please join our Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton and stand with 20 million moms and families facing famine and drought: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Three years without rain Somalia is now at a crossroads that may lead to famine

A life-or-death search for water in drought-parched Somalia – in pictures

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Global Goal 12 is about creating less waste and less pollution when buying and selling goods.

Some ways to meet this goal? Carry reusable containers and pack your own lunch to reduce garbage and plastic packaging. Reduce unsustainable food with heavy carbon footprints. Turn off leaky faucets to save water.

Have other great ideas for Goal 12? Share your earth-friendly idea with us.
Global Goal 12 is about creating less waste and less pollution when

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

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Imagine your favorite food just disappeared. Climate change is making this a reality for people in many countries around the world.

Kelley Louise // the culture collective looked into what we can learn from developing countries about climate change adaptation.
Imagine your favorite food just disappeared Climate change is making this a

How Food Tells The Story of Climate Change Adaptation

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Right now, four countries are at the brink of famine. Drought, war and violent extremists have kept farmers from fields for far too long, children out of schools and have kept breadwinners from work they need to put food on the table.

In Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia we’re helping people rebuild the infrastructure they need to survive – from water and sanitation systems, shelters,...
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Right now four countries are at the brink of famine Drought war

United Nations Development Programme - AVERTING FAMINE on Exposure

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Imagine spending your entire life, carrying water up and down mountains. No days off. No sick days. No retirement from the relentlessly backbreaking work.

We're not just helping villagers to rebuild. We're helping them to build back better in Nepal. This includes bringing a steady water supply right to their front doors.

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Mihyar Awad
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As famine looms over Yemen, meet the workers racing to break down barriers that prevent farmers and health workers from reaching hungry people.

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As famine looms over Yemen meet the workers racing to break down

Yemen: a nation on the brink of famine

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Today we launched an exciting partnership with bike-share company ofo USA! Over the next few years, we'll work together to keep our planet clean and green: bit.ly/2p1udTb

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Today we launched an exciting partnership with bikeshare company ofo USA Over
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Yongou and her family fled their village two years ago when Boko Haram attacked. They are some of the 13 million most vulnerable people, living in hard to reach places in camps for internally displaced people in the Lake Chad region.

As monsoon rains approach, we're racing to reach those most at risk of Malaria. So far, we've distributed anti-Malaria nets to 2 million households in 4,000...
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It has been two years since a catastrophic earthquake and aftershocks paralyzed Nepal. Step into the shoes of 15-year-old Sabita to see life for remote mountain families who are still rebuilding life and confidence.

Do you have VR googles? Strap on your headset to experience Sabita's village in virtual reality.
Happy Earth Day. The Muskitia are saving their ancestral homeland and Macaws in Honduras. What are you doing to help planet Earth today?

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Happy Earth Day The Muskitia are saving their ancestral homeland and Macaws

Muskitia Asla Takanka - MASTA, Honduras - Equator Prize 2015 Winner

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Happy #EarthDay! How do you help to protect our precious planet?
Happy EarthDay How do you help to protect our precious planet
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Achim Steiner has just been announced as UNDP's new Administrator! We look forward to working with him on achieving the #GlobalGoals: bit.ly/2pCqWYC
Achim Steiner has just been announced as UNDPs new Administrator We look
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April 19 is Helen Clark's last day at work after eight years of being our champion for global development and equality for all.

She is one of the first leaders in the UN system to become a digital native. Through social media, she continues to inspire those who are committed to protecting our planet and equality for its people.

Here are a few of our favorite moments of Helen.
April 19 is Helen Clarks last day at work after eight years
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Last April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Ecuador's farmers and fishermen. Before the earthquake, 64% of the country's agriculture came from family farmers who earned less than $193 per month.

One year later, families aren't just back on the farm, they're cutting out the middle men to earn more from their hard work. More on our role in this here:

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Last April a 78 magnitude earthquake devastated Ecuadors farmers and fishermen Before

Rebuilding the Heart of Ecuador: One Year after the Earthquake

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