Archive for November 15th, 2021


By 2025, 1.8 Billion People Will Experience Absolute Water Scarcity, and 2/3 of the World Will Be Living under Water-Stressed Conditions

Human Wrongs Watch

Drought, a complex and slowly encroaching natural hazard with significant and pervasive socio-economic and environmental impacts, is known to cause more deaths and displace more people than any other natural disaster.


(UNCCD)* — By 2025, 1.8 billion people will experience absolute water scarcity, and 2/3 of the world will be living under water-stressed conditions (1).


More than 4 Billion People Still Lack any Social Protection – International Labour Organization

Human Wrongs Watch

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

GENEVA (ILO)* – Despite the unprecedented worldwide expansion of social protection during the COVID-19 crisis, more than 4 billion people around the world remain entirely unprotected, a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report says.

It finds that the pandemic response was uneven and insufficient, deepening the gap between countries with high and low income levels and failing to afford the much-needed social protection that all human beings deserve.

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