Category Archives: Medical

IMF Executive Board Approves US$118.2 Million Rapid Credit Facility Assistance to the Republic of Mozambique in the Wake of Cyclone Idai

The financial assistance is intended to address large budgetary and external financing gaps arising from reconstruction needs after Cyclone Idai, which caused significant loss of life and infrastructure damage.

The authorities remain committed to macroeconomic stability, which will also be …

IMF Executive Board Approves US$118.2 Million Rapid Credit Facility Assistance to the Republic of Mozambique in the Wake of Cyclone Idai

The financial assistance is intended to address large budgetary and external financing gaps arising from reconstruction needs after Cyclone Idai, which caused significant loss of life and infrastructure damage.

The authorities remain committed to macroeconomic stability, which will also be …

World ‘Not Keeping Pace’ in Implementing Sustainable Development Goals, Secretary-General Stresses, as Development Financing Forum Begins

Citing a fragile world economy and unravelling multilateral alignments, delegates at the Economic and Social Council’s 2019 forum on financing for development follow-up today also spotlighted a crucial window of opportunity to render the global financial system fairer and more …

Cyclone Idai: One month after devastating cyclone, more international assistance needed to protect people’s rights

One month after devastating Cyclone Idai, described as one of the worst weather-related disasters in Southern Africa, hit Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe – killing more than 1,000 people, with many more still missing and feared dead, and leaving hundreds of …

Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans

DESROCHES ISLAND, SEYCHELLES In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the beating blue heart of our planet.

President Danny Faure’s call for action, the …

FAO starts distribution of much-needed seeds and tools in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

Sofala province, Mozambique – Farmers in areas left devastated by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique have started to receive much-needed agricultural inputs thanks to a joint effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Mozambique’s …