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New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres voiced sadness at the loss of life and damage resulting from the earthquake that occurred in Mexico on Tuesday, and expressed the readiness of the United Nations to assist. more
French initiative to create global environment pact deserves support, says Secretary-General

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday urged global support for France’s initiative to create the first international legally bin ...

Leaders meeting at UN underscore need to fast-track climate action

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Leaders from various levels of government, the private sector and civil society highlighted the need for climate action as they convened at United Nations ...

Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria leaves country without electricity

San Juan, Sep 21 (JEN): The whole of Puerto Rico is facing a blackout, devastated by the category four Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the US territory on Wednesday, reports said.

Mexico: At least 248 people die as 7.1 M quake strikes country

Mexico City, Sep 20 (JEN): At least 248 people died as a powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck Mexico on Tuesday, reports said.

Hurricane Maria to make landfall, threatens to pummel Puerto Rico

San Juan, Sep 20 (JEN): The Atlantic's second 'category five' hurricane this year, Maria, is due to make landfall in the US territory of Puerto Rico later today, threatening to maul it, acco ...

Mexico: 7.1 M quake strikes country, kills at least 149 people

Mexico City, Sep 20 (JEN): A powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people and injuring several others, reports said.

As climate change makes bad weather worse, countries must strengthen resilience, UN officials urge

New York, Sept 19(Just Earth News): Noting the ever-increasing impact of extreme weather events, top United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres and Miroslav Laj ...

On International Day, UN highlights importance of collective action to protect ozone layer

New York, Sept 17(Just Earth News): Commemorating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, senior United Nations officials, including Secretary-General António Guterre ...

Nigeria: Famine averted but millions still at risk, stresses top UN relief official

New York, Sept 13(Just Earth News): Noting important progress in delivering life-saving aid to millions in north-east Nigeria, the top United Nations humanitarian official underscored that i ...