Monthly Archives: November 2021

How to turn loyalty program points into charitable donations

This holiday season, support your favorite charities and nonprofits by donating points and miles. Share this article WWhile the holidays lend themselves to the traditions of material gifts, there is also an important element of giving back associated with the holiday season. Thanks to collaborations with selected charities, many loyalty …

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News: Coronavirus response: NATO donates oxygen generation system to Iraq, 28-Nov-2021

On November 28, 2021, Iraq received an oxygen generation system with a filling station as well as 100 oxygen cylinders from NATO’s pandemic response reserve, to help the country respond to infections in coronavirus. The NATO Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center, the NATO Supply and Support Agency and the NATO …

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EHS senior donates $ 500 to Glen-Ed Pantry

EDWARDSVILLE – Edwardsville High School senior Sydnee Campbell already has a long list of accomplishments, but added another in September when she became the first Charity Champion. The Charitable Champion is a partnership between Front Office Wealth Strategies and Metro East Sports Podcast. The program gives Madison County school districts …

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Flood warning issued for Merritt, BC as military helps strengthen defenses

A flood warning was issued Sunday evening for Merritt, British Columbia, as water levels in the Coldwater River continued to rise and more evacuations loomed. “The waters of Coldwater are rising again. We continue to work closely with the BC River Forecast Center and our own field monitors, ”said Mayor …

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State approves Valley Fire relief funds

California officials have approved reimbursement funding of nearly $ 494,000 to help San Diego County cover the cost of debris removal and other programs in the wake of the Valley Fire. last year. The total represents about 75 percent of the $ 658,600 San Diego County spent to clear debris …

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United Nations Migration Agency says humanitarian situation worsens in Marib, Yemen – JURIST – News

The United Nations agency for migration, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Wednesday expressed concern over the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen’s Marib governorate, where the armed conflict has a devastating impact on internally displaced people, migrants and the communities that shelter them. According to the IOM Displacement Tracking …

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PH Red Cross eyes administering 50,000 doses on the day of the nat’l vaccination – Manila Bulletin

The Philippine Red Cross (PRCS) on Saturday November 27 expressed its support for National Immunization Day, which aims to deliver more than 50,000 doses nationwide from November 29 to December 1. (Photo by Philippine Red Cross / MANILA BULLETIN) “We will continue to be the government’s immunization ally as the …

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Deadline approaches for SBA disaster loans for property damage from contraband fire

SACRAMENTO, California – December 27, 2021 is the deadline to apply for a federal SBA disaster loan for property damage from the Bootleg fire in Klamath County. That’s according to Director Tanya N. Garfield of the US Small Business Administration’s Midwest Field Disaster Operations. The loans are aimed at both …

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Porsche donates 500,000 euros to the German Red Cross

Current press releases Porsche donates 500,000 euros to the German Red Cross Sports car maker supports flood relief efforts in Belgium, the Netherlands and Austria Stuttgart. Porsche AG supports the German Red Cross flood relief efforts with a donation of 500,000 euros. The money is intended for work in areas …

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Mexico: Protection monitoring, quarterly report (July, August and September 2021) – Mexico

SUMMARY AND KEY PURPOSES This report presents the results of protection monitoring conducted jointly by the DRC and JRS in Ciudad Juarez and Tapachula, Mexico between July and September 2021. During the quarter, 394 households covering a total of 892 individuals were interviewed with a standardized protection monitoring instrument, collecting …

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ICRC Humanitarian Law and Policy Blog: Talking about Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: An Implementation Checklist to Close the Gaps between International Law and National Practice – World

Thirty years ago today, 23 women launched the ‘16 days of action‘* against gender-based violence. **[1]** Each year, this campaign starts on November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) and ends on December 10 (Human rights day) to symbolically link these two days. Over the next …

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Farmers demand declaration of natural disaster

NSW Farmers is calling for natural disaster declarations to allow relief funds to flow as torrential rains continue to soak large areas of the state, causing widespread flood damage. State and federal leaders had pledged to provide disaster assistance to affected communities after flooding in the Lachlan Valley last week, …

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Building damaged by fire risks conviction

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – A tall, old apartment building on William Street, extensively damaged by a fire early Wednesday morning, is likely to be doomed, city officials said on Wednesday. The fire at 121 William Street has displaced at least seven people from their homes. The building housed eight …

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Western aid workers in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover struggle against impossible task

People wait to receive money during a cash distribution organized by the World Food Program in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 17. With the UN warning, millions of people are in near starvation conditions, WFP has dramatically increased its direct assistance to families.Petros Giannakouris / The Associated Press In the 100 …

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Poignant scenes

The situation in Afghanistan is worsening day by day, as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has once again warned. In addition to human rights violations by the Afghan Taliban and the lack of economic and financial planning, the economic sanctions are causing massive suffering in the country. …

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Malaysia, United States begin bilateral exercise MTA Malaysia> U.S. Fleet Pacific> News

MALACCA STRAIT – Military personnel from Malaysia and the United States launched Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2021 virtually and into the waters and airspace of the Strait of Malacca on November 23. The eight-day engagement focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and features cooperative developments that highlight …

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Exposure to harmless coronaviruses boosts immunity to COVID-19

Strong antibody responses against harmless coronaviruses also partially protect against SARS-CoV-2. Novel coronavirus infections and vaccination lead to strong antibody responses against SARS-CoV-2. Immune responses to other human coronaviruses, most of which only cause harmless colds, also offer some protection against SARS-CoV-2. This cross-immune response is an important piece of …

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Illicit small arms trade fuels crime and terrorism

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations said the illicit trade in small arms not only exacerbates violence in all its forms, but also fuels crime and terrorism around the world. Majid Takht-Ravanchi made the remarks in an address Monday at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting for the assessment of …

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Sailboats full of migrants seek Italy in latest tactic

Sailboats used by smugglers to transport migrants and refugees washed up on Le Cannelle beach in Isola Capo Rizzuto, in the region of Calabria, in southern Italy, on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Thousands of refugees arrived in Italy this fall via a lesser-known migrant route. , the Calabrian route from …

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Floods in British Columbia: Insurance will not cover landslide damage on private property

Vancouver – A family living near the shore of Harrison Lake is grateful they were not injured when a mudslide roared over their property during the height of heavy rain last weekend – but they were disappointed to learn that their owner’s insurance does not cover the cost of cleaning …

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Women’s football takes revenge on Queens to advance to regional final

Next game: against Flagler 2/12/2021 | to be determined SALISBURY, NC – Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team scored two goals Kara gavaghan – one in each half – and beat SAC Rival Queens 2-0 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday afternoon in Catawba. The Bears avenge a …

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‘Let’s make a deal’ Monty Hall married his distant cousin who died just 3 months before him

Legendary broadcaster Monty Hall was reluctant to meet his distant cousin, Marilyn Hall, who would later become his wife. After meeting her for the first time, Monty said it was “the game over.” During a 2002 interview with Archive American Television, Monty Hall revealed how he met his beloved wife, …

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Refugee case manager helps Afghans thrive in new life

Sarwar Hawez, right, a self-reliance case manager for Catholic Charities’ Refugee and Immigration Services in the Diocese of Nashville, Tenn., Escorts the Akbar family out of the Nashville International Airport after their arrival on November 1, 2021. They are four of 300 Afghans resettled in Nashville with the help of …

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Charities see more crypto donations. Who does it benefit from?

As the biggest cryptocurrencies rise and fall in value, hitting record highs one week before declining the next, they increasingly become more important sources of income for charities. However, the number of associations accepting virtual currencies, known for their volatility, remains limited. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, hit nearly $ …

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“New Japan vs. NOAH” takes place for the third night of Wrestle Kingdom 16 in Yokohama, part of the proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross

New Japan Pro Wrestling & Pro Wrestling NOAH presented a joint press conference announcing a huge double-promoted charity show on January 8th. The third night of Wrestle Kingdom 16 will be themed “New Japan vs. NOAH” and will take place at Yokohama Arena on January 8, with a portion of …

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Desperate migrants as “armed gangs”? A response to Sari and Hudson

In the midst of a rapidly worsening humanitarian situation on the border between Poland and Belarus, Aurel Sari and Ben Hudson have examined in these pages the actions of Belarus from an international legal point of view through doctrinal lenses. the use of force, intervention and sovereignty, and secondarily as …

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Sudan: 15 dead confirmed in protest carnage in Sudan

Khartoum – Reports from the Sudanese Central Medical Committee confirm that the death toll among civilians, after Sudanese security forces fired at demonstrations with live ammunition yesterday, has risen to 15, while some of the injured remain in a critical state. It was also reported that security forces were raiding …

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I donate Tuesday: here’s how to help victims of weather disasters | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

This Thursday, July 8, 2021, photo provided by the US Navy, Missy Lattanzie, a resident of the RV park, searches her property which was destroyed a day earlier when a tornado hit the naval submarine base Kings Bay in Kings Bay, Georgia. (Mass Communication 3rd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana / …

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Lukashenko, Merkel discuss Belarus-Poland border crisis in hopes it can be stopped

BIALYSTOK, Poland – German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks with authoritarian Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday as part of a wave of European diplomatic efforts to end the migration crisis on Belarus’ border with the Poland that Lukashenko is accused of having orchestrated. Lukashenko’s office claimed that in a …

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DVIDS – News – BJACH, Fort Polk and the American Red Cross renew their partnerships

FORT POLK, Louisiana – The American Red Cross, the United States Army Garrison and the Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital signed memoranda of understanding at 8:30 a.m. before the installation of the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 10 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana. Colonel Sam Smith, the …

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Without Fourth Stimulus Check From Federal Government, These States Pay COVID Cash

Without Fourth Stimulus Check From Federal Government, These States Pay COVID Cash Don’t bother hoping for a fourth pandemic congressional stimulus check. Although many Americans, including more than 2.95 million petition signatories, arguing for more help, lawmakers have moved on to debate infrastructure and other issues. But a number of …

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Cardinals Care & KMOV Partner for 10th Annual Holiday Giveaway Campaign | Information on the community of Saint-Louis

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Nov. 16, 2021 (St. Louis Cardinals) – The St. Louis Cardinals and Cardinals Care are partnering with the American Red Cross, KMOV and Delaware North Sportservice for the tenth annual holiday giveaway campaign. Fans can support this collection of gifts for local children of all ages by …

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Eswatini and Russia appoint new envoys to Taiwan (MOFA)

Taipei, Nov. 16 (CNA) The Kingdom of Eswatini and Russia recently appointed their new ambassador and chief envoy respectively to Taiwan, the latter having already arrived in the country to take up his post, according to the Foreign Ministry (MOFA ) says Tuesday. At a press conference in Eswatini on …

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Heavy northwest rains lead to flooding, evacuations and school closures

Heavy rains in Washington are causing flooding that has forced school closures and evacuation warnings and blocked some in their cars as storms continued in the Pacific Northwest. Through LISA BAUMANN Associated Press November 15, 2021, 21:19 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article BELLINGHAM, …

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Global disaster philanthropy reaches $ 30 billion

aDisaster-related donations among foundations, donors, governments and businesses totaled nearly $ 30 billion in 2019, annual report data shows Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2021: Data for Decision Making by Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), published today. The Eighth Annual Report examined available data from 2019 …

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Richardson faces criticism on Myanmar trip

November 9, 2021 at 11:58 am By GRANT PECK Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – Former US Ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson acknowledges criticism of his humanitarian visit to Myanmar, but says he believes his trip has been constructive. Richardson, also a former governor of New Mexico, is the most …

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Plane crash at Juba airport kills five

By DAVID MAYEN A plane crash at Juba International Airport on Tuesday morning left five people dead, the airport’s national director confirmed. “The event occurred this morning as the plane took off at 10:36 am for Maban, Upper Nile State. The cargo plane, which is owned by Optimum Aviation, had …

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