A collection of all six 1 World Manga titles in one comprehensive volume, Passages follows the adventures of Rei as he falls in love, gets attacked by a shark, rides an elephant, watches a man dig up a skeleton, solves the mystery of a lagoon with vanishing fish, is kidnapped by brutal mercenaries, exposes corrupt public officials, and even transforms into a girl—ewww! And, in the course of this graphic novel, Rei and his animal spirit guide encounter the depths of poverty, disease, global warming, warfare, discrimination, and corruption.
Typhoon Haiyan [Yolanda] destroyed many towns and communities in central Philippines left more than six thousand people dead and an estimated four million homeless. As the relief operation continues and those affected begin to pick up what's left of their lives, some of the survivors from the city of Tacloban talk about the tragedy and their hopes for the future.
Watch the video: http://www.adb.org/news/videos/survivors-typhoon-yolanda
Decades of humanitarian efforts, a massive earthquake, a country on a perpetual search for clean water. What will it take to get it right in Haiti?
On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild fauna and flora.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved new funding to improve irrigated agricultural production systems in selected Central coastal and Northern mountains provinces in Vietnam, which will help another 243,000 farming families with better irrigation and drainage service and farming techniques by 2019.