Monthly Archives: June 2022

1 dead as landslides hit southern Austria after heavy rain

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities declared a civil emergency on Wednesday after some villages in the southern state of Carinthia were cut off by mudslides and flooding following heavy rains. One person was killed and another missing. Residents of the villages of Treffen and Arriach have been told to seek …

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USDA has issued more than $4 billion in payments for the emergency relief program to date

MINBURN, Iowa, June 29, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that to date, agricultural producers have already received more than $4 billion through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP), representing approximately 67% of the more than $6 billion expected to be paid under this first phase of the program. The …

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How to Lead Your Swim Coaches to Success

Courtesy of Omnifypartner of SwimSwam. Swimming coaching is an art as well as a science. As you set out to help your team hone their skills in the water, you’re bound to rely on more than the stats and strokes that make up this thrilling sport. As one of the …

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Biden aides seek to unlock Afghan reserves without enriching the Taliban

Placeholder while loading article actions Senior Biden administration officials are working with Taliban leaders on a mechanism for the Afghan government to use its central bank reserves to deal with a severe hunger crisis without giving free rein to the former militant group, in a bid to avert a humanitarian …

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COVID-19: Red Cross Red Crescent turns to animation to boost global vaccination effort

Clever social media video is part of latest efforts by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to convince world leaders, governments and big pharma to get more COVID vaccines to countries with low rates immunization in Asia and the Pacific. The animation comes in the form of …

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Condition of captive Israelis has deteriorated, says Hamas | app

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas leaders in Gaza said Monday that the condition of one of the Israelis it is holding has deteriorated. The announcement marked rare information about Israelis in Hamas captivity. The Islamic group has given no details of the conditions or whereabouts of its prisoners, …

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Syria/MENA: Complex Emergency – Operation n° MDRSY003 – Final Report – Syrian Arab Republic

Attachments The Syrian crisis emergency appeal was launched in 2012 and closed at the end of 2021. While the international appeal is now closed after operating for ten years, having achieved its goals, there remains a balance of approximately 2.3 million Swiss francs in unrestricted funds. The IFRC proposes to …

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American Red Cross of Northern Nevada honors 10 volunteers

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross honored 10 volunteers on Saturday for their outstanding service over the past year. “During the past fiscal year, Red Cross volunteers from Northern Nevada worked a total of 10,426 hours,” Mary Powell, executive director of the Northern …

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‘Bring mud boots’: Fromberg still needs help to recover from floods | State and Region

Lindi O’Brien doesn’t like to cry in front of people. She keeps the vibe on her eight-acre property in Fromberg upbeat with jokes. She reassures visitors that the mosquitoes that bloom in the floodwaters that passed through her hometown won’t hurt you, they’ll just shed a few pounds. When she …

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ADVISOR, GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS TU, INTL

JOB SUMMARY: The Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor is an experienced Technical Specialist and part of the Technical Unit team within International Medical Corps. This position will provide technical leadership and support in the areas of food security, livelihoods, women’s economic empowerment, nutrition-sensitive agriculture and resilience programs with a focus …

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S’pore will donate $50,000 to support Red Cross relief efforts in Afghanistan

SINGAPORE – The government will donate US$50,000 (S$69,460) to support the efforts of the Singapore Red Cross Society (SRC) to help victims of the earthquake that struck Afghanistan on June 22 (Wednesday). This will complement the RSC’s commitment of $50,000 for urgently needed medical supplies and necessities, the Foreign Office …

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Here’s a look at how members of the Congressional area voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how members of Congress in the region voted June 13-17. House votes House Vote 1: MARITIME NAVIGATION: The House passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S. 3580), sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. The bill would change Federal Maritime Commission practices, including requiring the …

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Clarksville police and firefighters team up to donate blood

June 22—CLARKSVILLE — There were no empty seats in the house Wednesday afternoon at the Clarksville Community Center. It’s a good thing for the American Red Cross because first responders and residents came out to donate blood. The annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive allows donors to choose whether …

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Country Representative in Yemen / Only Yemeni nationals are eligible

ABOUT MEDGLOBAL MedGlobal is a global non-profit humanitarian organization that provides medical and health education services to people in need, including refugees and displaced people, in disaster-stricken and underserved areas. The organization is made up of medical and public health professionals from diverse backgrounds. CODE OF CONDUCT MedGlobal’s Code of …

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As Russia Threatens Captured American Veterans, US Invokes Laws of War

APTOPIX Russia Ukraine War Soldiers hold flares as they attend the funeral of activist and soldier Roman Ratushnyi in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 18, 2022. Credit – Natacha Pisarenko—AP A day after the Kremlin said two American veterans captured by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine had committed war crimes and faced the …

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Farm Bill witnesses urge improvements in protection against high input costs – AgFax

Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas called for stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase the high throughput in rural areas and programs to fight against hunger. WE Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Senator John …

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Responding to the call of humanitarians on the Syrian border

Thank you President. I join others in thanking the Secretary-General, USG Griffiths and Mr. Agha for their briefings. As we have heard, the Security Council will soon consider the UN mandate to provide cross-border aid to Syria. The United Kingdom is confident that this Council should take decisions that alleviate …

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Visit of the ICRC’s Regional Director for Asia-Pacific to Myanmar – Myanmar

The regional director of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for Asia-Pacific, Christine Cipolla, went to Myanmar last week for meetings with the ministries of the State Board of Directors, in particular the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Health. The meetings …

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How West Virginia lawmakers voted on Capitol Hill last week | New

WASHINGTON — Here’s a look at how members of Congress from the region — Rep. David McKinley, R-1, Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., and Joe Manchin, DW.Va. — voted the previous week. House votes Shipping: The House passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (S. 3580), sponsored by Senator Amy Klobuchar, …

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QRCS food parcels for families in Gaza affected by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

QRCS food parcels for families in Gaza affected by COVID-19 [EN/AR] – occupied Palestinian territory

Attachments June 19, 2022 ― Doha: “During the COVID-19 lockdown, I suffered mentally and socially, so it was difficult to meet the needs of my young child.” These were the words of Bassem Al-Haban (25), a resident of northern Gaza, as he and his family go through the post-pandemic experience. …

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Montana Governor Greg Gianforte vacationed in Italy as Yellowstone was crushed by flooding

Placeholder while loading article actions Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (right) was vacationing in Italy when historic flooding swamped his state this week and caused the closure of Yellowstone National Park, his office confirmed Friday. Gianforte and his wife, Susan, took a “long-planned personal trip” that was cut short after heavy …

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down with Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane to discuss a number of issues important to the territory and all Canadians. The Premier briefed the Premier on the status of flooding and recovery in the territory. The Prime Minister expressed his deep concern for all …

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Ukraine set to move closer to EU bid: live updates

Video The status is the first formal step in a process of joining the European Union which usually lasts more than a decade. The commission also approved Moldova’s application, but rejected an application from Georgia.CreditCredit…Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Associated Press BRUSSELS – The European Commission recommended on Friday that Ukraine be granted …

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Haiti must remain “at the forefront” of the international agenda, according to the Security Council |

She called for increased support for the Caribbean nation, as the prolonged insecurity and protracted political uncertainty, together with the dire economic situation and growing humanitarian needs, are seriously hampering development and undermining peacebuilding efforts. . Briefing the Security Council, Special Representative Helen La Lime called on Member States to …

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DPR Ombudsman’s Comments on Ukraine’s Treatment of POWs

DONETSK, June 16 (BelTA) – We had to bring several ambulances for each POW exchange with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, DPR Human Rights Ombudsman Daria Morozova told media in Donetsk, BelTA learned . “In seven years, we have exchanged around 1,300 people. I don’t remember a single person who …

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USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to South Dakota Farmers Affected by Recent Severe Storms and Related Weather Events | Community

HURON — Farms in South Dakota were significantly impacted by a severe weather event that included straight-line winds, causing widespread and widespread destruction across the state. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance to help farmers and ranchers recover from these adverse weather events. Affected …

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Carbon County Public Works, Montana Dept. of Transportation assesses flood damage | New

Here is a press release from Carbon County: The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River near Fromberg and Edgar is experiencing major flood impacts as well as Rock Creek at Red Lodge. The water is expected to continue to recede today. A significant warming trend is expected this Friday/Saturday and …

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5 Best Fast Loans and Fast Cash Loans Online for Bad Credit and Payday in 2022

Quick loans save your life when you are in financial trouble. Millions of Americans have used quick cash loans at one time or another. So whether you’re short on cash because you just shelled out hundreds for a home repair, or maybe you bought an expensive birthday present, or covered …

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UN calls on Myanmar junta to end executions

The United Nations (UN) rights chief said on Tuesday that Myanmar’s junta had likely committed crimes against humanity and urged authorities to halt planned executions, including those of prominent democracy activists. Myanmar’s military seized power on February 1 last year, overthrowing the civilian government and arresting its de facto leader, …

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| Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 14, 2022 Daily Update NM Fire Info

Acres: 325 340 | Containment: 70% | Total workforce : 2,252 |Start date: Hermit Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: spotting prescribed burning fires; Calf Canyon: Residual fire from a prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed …

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ON THE MOVE: Grove Point Financial hires Denise McGee; Helen Lofthouse at ASX

Denise McGee Grove Point Financial, a platform of independent broker-dealers and Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), has hired Denise McGee as Senior Vice President of Advisor Solutions. Drawing on 26 years of experience, McGee will devote much of his time to increasing adoption of Grove Point Financial’s technology, advisory and brokerage …

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What the recovery looks like 6 months after tornadoes devastated parts of Kentucky

It’s been six months since a devastating and deadly storm tore through western and southern Kentucky, producing 20 tornadoeskilling 81 people, injuring hundreds more and convulsing an entire region. The event was heartbreaking and took most people by surprise. Tornadoes are not unheard of in Kentucky, but few expected one …

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FEMA releases updated planning guidelines for nuclear detonation response

If a nuclear explosion were to occur in any American city, it would be one of the most catastrophic incidents the United States has ever seen. Responders must be prepared for the unique challenges of responding to a nuclear incident. With careful planning, many lives can be saved and injuries …

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TPLF terrorist diverts humanitarian aid to his militants, say TDP officials –

Addis Ababa, June 11, 2022 (Walta) – Senior officials of the Tigray Democratic Party (TDP) revealed that the terrorist group TPLF was diverting humanitarian aid sent to the people of Tigray to its militants. Officials urged the international community to closely monitor the humanitarian aid operation in the Tigray region …

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Sri Lanka FM seeks Singapore’s assistance in securing bridging funding during official visit

* Sri Lanka FM seeks Singapore’s assistance in securing bridging funding during official visit Friday, June 10, 2022, 9:55 p.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. June 10, Colombo: At the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, the Minister …

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Mayor of Mayfield talks about progress

MAYFIELD, Ky. — It’s been 6 months since the deadly December tornado outbreak rocked western Kentucky. Residents endured wind speeds of nearly 190 miles per hour overnight on Dec. 10, 2021, hoping to make it out alive. The highest death toll came from Mayfield, a town of nearly 10,000 people. …

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Volunteer Opportunities | Community News

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteer opportunities may be suspended. Please contact the agency/organization you are interested in and see if they are accepting new volunteers and to see any requirements they may have for their volunteers. Indiana County offers many opportunities for adults to volunteer. Where is your interest? …

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Russian proxies sentence British and Moroccan captives to death in occupied Donetsk

Three foreign fighters captured by Russian forces while fighting alongside Ukrainian troops in Mariupol have been sentenced to death by a court in occupied Donetsk, Russian news agency Interfax reports. The trial against British citizens Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner, as well as Moroccan citizen Ibrahim Saadun, was rushed by …

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161 letters donated for ₹12.7 Cr loans to city unemployed | News Ludhiana

Ludhiana: For encouraging entrepreneurship among the unemployed, several of them on Wednesday received sanction letters for Rs 12.70 crore in the form of retail credit and business loans for MSMEs (micro, small and medium businesses) and agriculture. Deputy Commissioner (General) Kanwarjeet Singh, who chaired this function at the Punjab Trade …

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FEMA releases 6-month update on tornado efforts

KENTUCKY (WFIE) – It has been six months since deadly tornadoes hit western Kentucky and recovery efforts continue to help those affected. According to a press release, as of June 1, a total of $81.9 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for survivors. FEMA officials released “recovery highlights” …

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QFFD and QRCS distribute relief to Durban flood victims – South Africa

Attachments June 7, 2022 –Doha: As part of the emergency response to the Durban floods in South Africa, with funding from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), a joint relief delegation from QFFD and the Qatar Red Crescent Society ( QRCS) has been deployed in South Africa. Arriving on May …

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Joint Statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Gabriel Boric

CANADA, June 6 – Canada and Chile are progressive and like-minded partners in the Americas, with an unwavering commitment to promoting and defending democracy; safeguarding human rights; work in true partnership with Indigenous peoples; lead the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women; and to ensure that sustainable …

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Smartphones blur the line between civilian and combatant

As Russia continues its unprovoked armed assault, Ukrainian reports note that smartphones in the pockets of civilians can be “powerful weapons in their own way like rockets and artillery.” Indeed, the country’s technologists quickly created remarkable apps to keep citizens safe and support the war effort, ranging from an air …

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Turkey helps lifeline to war-torn Syria hanging by a thread

Published on: 06/06/2022 – 07:40 Cilvegözü (Turkey) (AFP) – Trucks loaded with humanitarian aid line up bumper to bumper amid olive groves on the Turkish-Syrian border, waiting to be allowed to cross into war-torn Syria. Inside are diapers and baby blankets, as well as 15-kilo bags of flour, bulgur, sugar, …

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Update: Cienigita Fire on the Mescalero Reservation – June 5, 2022 8:30 a.m. — Ruidoso-NM.gov

We don’t see much smoke this morning in the village because of the Cienigita fire. This is partly due to cooler temperatures and lower wind speeds. We expect to see more smoke as the day heats up. Winds are expected to be 15-20 mph today. A type 3 incident management …

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Saudi Arabia to Host 4th OIC Conference on Mediation

Published on June 04, 2022 8:15 p.m. Saudi Arabia to Host 4th OIC Conference on Mediation ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the fourth two-day conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday highlighting the role of the OIC in maintaining regional and global …

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2 Counties Designated Drought Natural Disaster Areas – AgFax

AgriLife Texas A&M Extension Service photo by Kathleen Phillips This Secretariat Natural Disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to provide much-needed emergency credit to growers recovering from a natural disaster through the bias emergency loans. Emergency loans can be used to meet …

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Forecasting a busy disaster season; Volunteers wanted

As we head into what experts say will be very busy wildfire and hurricane seasons, the American Red Cross is preparing to respond to these potential disasters. Part of this preparation is to increase our volunteer capacity to be able to help when and where we need it. The relentless …

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Interview: “However you look at it, wars are bad”, the head of the UN crisis in Ukraine – Ukraine

Amin Awad was appointed United Nations Crisis Coordinator in Ukraine by Secretary-General António Guterres in February, following the Russian attack on the country. Marking 100 days since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, UN News spoke exclusively and in-depth with Mr. Awad, who explained what the UN is …

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A GOP congressional candidate used Covid relief funds earmarked for his employees to pay for his car and political campaign

Idaho GOP congressional candidate Nicholas Jones pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tampering with records in Idaho District Court on Wednesday.Rebecca Boone/AP Photo A GOP congressional candidate has pleaded guilty to misusing Covid relief funds intended for his employees. He told employees of his small business that they would be …

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IFRC and WWF call for global action to protect nature to save lives and tackle the climate crisis

Stockholm, June 2, 2022 – A new report shows that nature-based solutions could reduce the intensity of climate and weather risks by 26%, in a world where more than 3.3 billion people live in places highly vulnerable to climate change. The study by the International Federation of Red Cross and …

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