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SUNS # 9687 Friday 11 November 2022

COP 27 : Adaptation fund pledges unfulfilled, say developing countries (PRIV)
(TWN, Sharm el-Sheikh)
Developing countries expressed strong concerns over the unfulfilled pledges of developed countries to the Adaptation Fund (AF) during informal consultations convened on the agenda item on the report of the Adaptation Fund Board on 9 Nov. under the ongoing climate talks in Sharm e-Sheikh, Egypt.

El Salvador : Solar power brings water to families in former war zones (PRIV)
(IPS, Suchitoto)
The need for potable water led several rural settlements in El Salvador, at the end of the 12-year civil war in 1992, to rebuild what was destroyed and to innovate with technologies that at the time seemed unattainable, but which now benefit hundreds of families.

Opinion : World population after 8 billion (PRIV)
(IPS, Portland)
Contrary to the often-cited hype and nonsense of some celebrities reported in the news media, the world's population of 8,000,000,000 human beings is not going to collapse any time soon.

Health : Younger generation needed in efforts to change leprosy perceptions (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Deep-rooted discrimination against persons affected by leprosy or Hansen's Disease has marginalized individuals and communities.

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