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Updated On: Wednesday, 25 April 2018
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Satellite communications power response to Mayon Volcano

Content by: Devex MANILA — One Saturday in January, an ash eruption from Mount Mayon Volcano, in the Philippines, sent provincial disaster officials scrambling to evacuate residents within the 6-kilometer radius of the permanent danger zone.

New partnership aims for NCD 'best practices' in conflict, fragile settings

Content by: Devex MANILA — If 70 percent of deaths globally are due to noncommunicable diseases according to the World Health Organization, the question is where and in what contexts? The most common response is that most of these deaths are ...

Opinion: As aid levels stall, quality of spending is critical

Content by: Devex This weekend, as executive directors of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet with finance ministers in Washington, D.C., to discuss how to address the multitude of global aspirations and challenges, they must also ...

One woman's fight: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala memoir offers guide to fighting corruption

Content by: Devex WASHINGTON — Picture this: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the time serving her second stint as Nigeria’s finance minister and sitting before President Goodluck Jonathan in his stately office, had just poured cold water on a foreign ...


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