Monthly Archives: October 2021

Banks announce disaster relief for Victorian storm victims

Several lenders, including major banks, have offered loan repayment cuts and fee waivers to Victorians hit by severe thunderstorms last week. From Thursday (October 28) and throughout the weekend, large swathes of Victoria and parts of South Australia and Tasmania suffered power outages and property damage after thunderstorms, hailstorms, heavy …

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New weekend hours for some disaster recovery centers

BATON ROUGE – Several disaster recovery centers in Louisiana are adjusting their weekend schedules from this weekend. At the center, Hurricane Ida survivors can get help with FEMA disaster assistance requests, download documents, and get answers to their questions about federal disaster assistance. All disaster recovery centers will remain open …

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International Volunteer Day 2021 | IFRC

At the IFRC, we are deeply proud of our amazing volunteers who save lives and fight for our common humanity every day. While the scale of today’s challenges, whether it’s COVID-19, the climate crisis, or the dangers facing communities at risk of disaster, may seem overwhelming, there is hope. Hope …

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On United Nations Day, leaders of the global body in Somalia highlight their support and challenges, and reaffirm their commitment – Somalia

Mogadishu, October 26, 2021 – On the occasion of this year’s United Nations Day, the highest officials of the world body in Somalia today highlighted some of the support given and the challenges faced in helping Somalis on the road to peace and stability, while reaffirming their commitment to the …

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CARE warns of increased risks for women and girls as new report finds nearly half of Afghans now face acute hunger – Afghanistan

A new report reveals that Afghanistan has sunk deeper into an already alarming hunger crisis, exacerbated by drought, increased displacement, rising food prices, the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic decline, with 18.8 million people, almost half of the population, currently facing acute hunger – an increase of almost 30% from …

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What eclipses our community harmony?

Community tensions in Bangladesh have recently reached an alarming level. During this year’s Durga Puja, one of the biggest religious holidays in “secular” Bangladesh, certain criminal elements unleashed rampant violence against minority communities. For four days, a group of radicalized individuals, including young people, torched and looted the homes of …

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High-level Expo event highlights the need to manage climate change risks, plan and act before crises

Innovative space technologies have enormous potential for early humanitarian action Dubai – United Arab Emirates: The need to better anticipate climate shocks and invest in early humanitarian action was highlighted at a high-level meeting hosted by the Swedish Embassy in the United Arab Emirates at the ‘Dubai Expo 2020. Participants …

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Canadiens beat Red Wings for first win of season

The Montreal Canadiens finally looked like the team that reached the Stanley Cup final less than four months ago on Saturday, not the club that had a disastrous start to the season. It came at the expense of the disheveled Detroit Red Wings. Mathieu Perreault had a hat trick and …

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Spotlighting Our Hispanic Federal Lawyers – Legal Department Performance

United States: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Spotlighting Our Hispanic Federal Lawyers 23 October 2021 Cozen O’Connor To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Deborah Winokur co-wrote an article for the Fall 2021 issue of the Legacy Houston newsletter of the PBA Minority Bar Committee. The article …

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Senate Passes Bill with Kennedy Measure Allowing Louisiana to Channel COVID Relief Funds to Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure – Press Releases

Watch Kennedy’s comments here. WASHINGTON – The Senate passed the State, Local Government, Tribal and Territory Flexibility, Infrastructure and Disaster Relief Act, co-sponsored by Senator John Kennedy (R-La.). The bill, S. 3011, would allow state governments to use unspent pandemic relief funds under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State …

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Kings Renew Mattress Firm as Official Sleep Team Partner

Through: Mattress company | 0 Actions 23 readings The mattress company will also serve as the team’s official bench sponsor for the 2021-22 NBA season. October 21, 2021 // Franchising.com // SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Kings have announced that they have renewed Mattress Firm, Inc. (“Mattress Firm”), the nation’s …

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Out of the past – Sidney Daily News

125 years October 20, 1896 Senator-elect Joseph B. Foraker, of Cincinnati, addressed Sidney and Shelby County Republicans in the armory this afternoon. Due to her presence here, the city was cheerfully decorated with flags and streamers, and her photo was displayed in many shop windows around the city. Mr. Foraker …

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Zero emissions by 2050, it’s too late

Leading climatologists warn that 2050 is too late to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to virtually zero. Scientists involved in the UN’s IPCC climate committee told NOS that the year mentioned in the European Green Deal and the Dutch climate law should in fact be introduced for ten years, until 2040 …

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Controversial Norisring final ‘damaged’ DTM

The DTM received a lot of reaction from fans on social media over the past weekend, as questionable standards of conduct and blatant team orders played a key role in deciding the outcome of the championship. First, Audi’s Kelvin van der Linde left pre-race leader Liam Lawson with a badly …

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Professor Neville Wylie | On

Neville Wylie was appointed interim dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in October 2021. He joined the University as Professor of International History and Deputy Director (Internationalization) in 2018. Prior to taking up his post in Stirling, Professor Wylie had worked at the University of Nottingham, where he …

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South County Events, October 10

Municipal councils:Chula Vista, 5 p.m. Tuesday School boards: National school district (national city), 6 p.m. Wednesday; San Diego Unified School District, 5 p.m. Tuesday; San Ysidro School District, 5 p.m. Thursday; South Bay Union School District (Imperial Beach), Thursday 6 p.m. Sweetwater Union School District, 6 p.m. Monday Set of …

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South Africa: Joint ICRC-IOM press release – Responding to the needs of missing migrants and their families

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are today organizing the first ever meeting of the Missing Migrants Watch Committee with South African authorities. South Africa is a major destination and transit country for migrants from the regions of eastern and southern …

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FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Oakland County to help residents affected by June storms – The Oakland Press

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened a disaster recovery center in Southfield to help tenants, landlords and business owners affected by severe storms and floods from June 25-26. Thousands of residents of southeast Michigan were negatively affected by these storms which resulted in widespread flooding and property damage. …

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government of Oregon. seeks disaster relief for salmon industry | State News

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CHS celebrates reunion week

Homecoming week is in full swing at Chester High School, and the school just heard some great news: There will be a Homecoming football game on Friday night, after all. The Yellow Jackets were supposed to play Dupo, but Dupo had to step down due to complications from COVID-19. CHS …

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Pakistan: Emergency department modernized to provide quality health care in Bajaur – Pakistan

A newly renovated emergency room was inaugurated at the Bajaur District Headquarters Hospital in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (formerly North West Frontier Province) on September 16. The 26-bed establishment, which includes an operating room, a resuscitation room, triage clinics and a pharmacy, was renovated and put in place by the International …

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Why India needs a refugee law

Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes in search of safer places to rebuild their lives. According to the UN, more than 82.4 million people were forced to leave their homes in 2020 and more than 20 million of them are refugees. Over 200,000 of these …

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SBA Provides Disaster Assistance To Businesses And Residents Of Monongalia Co. Affected By July Flood

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Businesses and residents of West Virginia affected by flooding on July 29, 2021 can apply for low-interest disaster loans with the US Small Business Administration, announced today hui the administrator of the SBA, Isabella Casillas Guzman. According to the Morgantown region partnershipAdministrator Guzman made the loans available …

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Small Business Administration: Changes to the Disaster Loan Program

B-333569 September 27, 2021 The Honorable Ben CardinPresidentThe Honorable Rand Paul Ranking MemberSmall Business and Entrepreneurship CommitteeUnited States Senate The Honorable Nydia M. VelázquezPresidentThe Honorable Blaine LuetkemeyerRanking MemberSmall Business CommitteeHouse of Representatives Topic: Small Business Administration: Changes to the Disaster Loan Program In accordance with Section 801 (a) (2) (A) …

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Easy to get loans are what you don’t need

Getting loans has never been easier. Wherever you go, there are different forms of loans available for any type of purchase. If these, buy now pay later (BNPL) are becoming increasingly popular. And why not? They offer interest-free loans that can be repaid in equal installments over 6 to 12 …

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