Telecoms Sans Frontieres Head of Mission Simon Genin calls in about the response to the 6.5 earthquake in Pakistan. Genin describes conditions in the field and explains how TSF is providing vital communications links to earthquake survivors and relief workers.
Virunga National Park is both the oldest and the largest national park in Africa, and it is the continent's longest inscribed World Heritage site. However, years of armed conflict and poaching have not only put the site itself in danger, but also the lives of the park rangers that guard one of the last strongholds of the endangered mountain gorilla.
UN Foundation is carbon neutral. We offset the carbon we emit from staff travel, heating, cooling, and electricity consumption. We offset that carbon by planting trees in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve in Mexico.