版本: English 中国江西——2017年7月1日:地处中国东部的九江遭遇暴雨袭击,城区多处积水严重,不少车辆被淹,市民们冒险趟过被淹道路。图片: humphery/Shutterstock.com. 目前,城市居民总数首次超过了农村居民总数。虽然城市有助于创造更美好未来,但现实是很多城市却难以不负众望。通常,城市缺乏向其居民提供哪怕是最基本服务所需的资源,…

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هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English جيانغشي الصين - 1 يوليو/تموز 2017: في شرق الصين، تعرضت جيوجيانغ لأمطار غزيرة، وغمرت المياه العديد من المناطق الحضرية. كما غمرت المياه السيارات، وخاطر…

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JIANGXI CHINA-July 1, 2017: In Eastern China, Jiujiang was hit by heavy rain, and many urban areas were flooded. The vehicles were flooded, and the citizens risked their passage on flooded roads.…

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Photo credit: studiovin/Shutterstock The recent series of devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean has reminded the world, once again, that natural disasters are not equal-opportunity destroyers.…

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Children are often told that home is where to run inside when thunders hit or when the rain comes, and that home is a safe place. However, for billions of people in the world, it is not.   By 2030…

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When you think of Peru, the first city that usually comes to mind is Lima. Why? Well, because Lima is the largest city in the country, with close to 50% of the nation’s urban population living in…

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Available in english Berkat program subsidi pemerintah, Dewi baru saja menjadi pemilik rumah untuk pertama kalinya. Tahun lalu, Dewi pindah ke rumah barunya di Yogyakarta. Ia saat itu berpikir:…

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The first time I heard of the Bolivian city of Trinidad was exactly 11 months ago. Although Trinidad is the 10th largest city in Bolivia, I confess I did not know much about it. The Ministry of…

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Сегодня в Турции больше беженцев, чем в какой-либо другой стране – почти 3, 3 млн человек. Подавляющее большинство бегут от гражданской войны в Сирии и почти половина из них несовершеннолетние…

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