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SUNS # 9628 Wednesday 3 August 2022

WHO : Health Assembly to finalize nature of new pandemic instrument (PRIV)
(TWN, Geneva)
The 2nd Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB2) entrusted the World Health Assembly (WHA) to decide on the legal nature of the pandemic instrument to be adopted.

Bangladesh : Plans to launch toll-free SMS flood warning (PRIV)
(IPS, Dhaka)
Ziaur Rahman, a farmer of Pakuar Char under Sariakandi Upazila in Bogura, cultivated jute on a newly emerged river island (char) in the Brahmaputra River, but this year's flood washed away his crop.

Canada : Lags in providing for children, especially marginalized kids (PRIV)
(IPS, Kathmandu)
Canada and its major cities consistently appear in Top 10 lists of best places in the world to live.

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