Tag: Japan

UN Women

UN Women was created to address the challenges with gender inequalities in the society. It will be a dynamic and strong champion for women and girls, providing them with a powerful voice at the global, regional and local levels, and working for eliminating the discrimination against them.

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World Bank Group

The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that makes leveraged loans, generally to poor countries.The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.

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Disaster Response: Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines

The Super Typhoon Yolanda hit Philippines has caused at least 10,000 people are feared to have been killed, whereas thousands of survivors are still desperately waiting for the aid effort to reach them. Second Harvest Asia is planning to send food from Japan and/or the U.S. to the Philippines through Philippine Red Cross and Department of Social Welfare and Development. Click here for details.

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Earthwatch Institute

Earthwatch’s mission is to engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education in order to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.. Earthwatch works all over the world, and whether it be protecting threatened species and fragile habitats, or researching the impacts of climate change, we work with local communities who benefit from our presence, sustaining indigenous cultures and livelihoods.

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