Roundup: Climate resilience, food pantry, human rights, youth homelessness

Roundup: Climate resilience, food pantry, human rights, youth homelessness

When home is hell

Wesley Mission comments on youth homelessness.

Amnesty says actions did not match words in 2011

The courage shown by Middle-East pro-democracy protesters in 2011 has been matched by a failure of world leadership, says Amnesty International.

Bridging the gap with food

At the Lismore Regional Mission Food Pantry, a loaf of bread costs only 20c and a can of fruit costs 60c. According to Uniting Church Pastor Colin Scott, a family can shop there and leave with four bags of groceries for about $13.

Asian cities develop new indicators for ‘climate resilience’

Ten Asian cities prone to floods, droughts or soaring temperatures are developing a set of key indicators to assess their vulnerability to the effects of climate change and improve urban planning to boost resilience.

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