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U.N. Security Council urged to prevent ‘uncontrollable escalation’ in Syria

“Recent developments carry more than ever before the dangers that the Secretary-General has warned about,” Staffan de Mistura, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, told an emergency meeting of the Security Council.

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Socioeconomic Inequalities Exacerbate Climate Impact for World's Poor: U.N. Report

Evidence is increasing that climate change is taking the largest toll on poor and vulnerable people, and these impacts are largely caused by inequalities that increase the risks from climate hazards, according to a new report launched by the United Nations on October 3.

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