Monthly Archives: July 2021

Looking to volunteer in Coachella Valley?

“The most persistent and pressing question in life is: what are you doing for others? “- Martin Luther King jr. Alzheimer’s Association, Coachella Valley The Alzheimer’s Association is a voluntary organization. He is always on the lookout for new people to integrate and train and has opportunities that match an …

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No flood insurance? Here’s how to get help

NIAGARA FALLS (WKBW) – Heavy rains have caused extensive flooding at the home of Matthew Semsel and Christina Church in Niagara County. “He went through the backyard, onto the back patio and rushed through all the doors,” Semsel said. Normal home insurance does not cover “God’s cases”, for natural floods …

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Interim report of the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Human Rights and IHL Violations submitted to the President

* Interim report of the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Human Rights and IHL Violations submitted to the President Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 11:01 p.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. July 21, Colombo: The interim report of the presidential commission of inquiry charged with investigating alleged violations …

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I have been defending the rights of people with disabilities for over 2 decades. Here’s why I joined Global Citizen’s Fight for Justice and Equity.

SDG Advocate Eddie Ndopu at the SDG Global Festival of Action Global Goals Advice “Advocacy is not a luxury. It is a necessity. We defend our survival.” Eddie Ndopu is a South African activist and advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals who has worked closely with Amnesty International …

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Daniel M. Acker – Shelby County Reporter

Daniel M. AckerAlabaster Daniel M. Acker, 84, of Alabaster, died on Friday July 16. Visitations will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, July 19 at the Westwood Baptist Church. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday July 20 at the church. A private funeral will …

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The long-term effect of COVID-19 on people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: the situation in Yemen – Delchambre – 2021 – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

Many healthcare practitioners in high-income countries wonder what the long-term effect of COVID-19 will be.1 This pandemic is likely to have more severe impacts in low-income settings around the world. In Yemen, COVID-19 poses an additional challenge for people whose mental and physical health and access to health care had …

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Conflict in the Central African Republic – ETC Situation Report # 44 (Reporting period 01/05/2021 to 30/06/2021) – Central African Republic

These status reports will be distributed every two months. The next report will be published on or around 08/31/21. Strong points • ETC provides emergency connectivity services for a 52 INGO forum in Bangui in a joint operations center for the International Coordinating Committee of NGOs (CCO), following a failure …

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Italy: Port authorities arrest MSF search and rescue vessel | Doctors Without Borders

AUGUSTA, Italy, July 4, 2021—A vessel chartered by the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been detained by Italian port authorities for administrative reasons, delaying its return to vital search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean, announced today the organization, calling for …

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International matches during war and victory

We saw in this series, from club historian John Hutchinson, how football clubs, including Leicester City, had to make huge adjustments between 1939 and 1946 to meet the challenges of World War II and its immediate consequences. International football has also had to adapt. The last peacetime international matches featuring …

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Mozambique, Cabo Delgado: the upsurge in violence and attacks pushes a third of the population out of their homes – Mozambique

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is increasingly concerned about the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique. More than 800,000 people have been displaced since last year, following a dramatic escalation of the conflict. This represents more than a third of the province’s population, …

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400,000 in Tigray cross ‘famine threshold’, and nearly 2 million are on the brink, Security Council says |

Paint a dark picture, Ramesh rajasingham, Acting Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, says that 400,000 people have “crossed the threshold of famine” – and 1.8 million more are on the verge of following them. In Tigray, Ethiopia, there must be:• Adherence by all parties to a ceasefire• …

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FEMA Announces $ 700 Million in Risk Mitigation Selections

WASHINGTON FEMA has selected the sub-applications for the $ 700 million made available in FY2020 (FY20) for the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. These competitive programs provide funding to states, tribes, territories and local governments for qualifying mitigation activities to strengthen our …

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