Monthly Archives: September 2022

Turn a new page – donate blood or platelets this fall – Chronicle Express

American Red Cross FINGER LAKES — On the first day of fall, the American Red Cross is asking the public to start the season with a life-saving blood or platelet donation. While the leaves turn, the need for blood never changes. Those who donate this fall play an important role …

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Diversity Travel enters new partnership with charity

The British Red Cross has entered into a new partnership with travel management company Diversity Travel, which specializes in providing services to the charity sector and NGOs. Under the new agreement, Diversity Travel will provide travel planning and organizational assistance to the 25,500 British Red Cross staff and 4,000 volunteers …

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Disaster relief preparedness before Hurricane Ian

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia and Caring 4 Others are preparing for the first one to two days after the storm makes landfall in the United States ATLANTA — Nonprofits and disaster relief teams spent much of the weekend developing plans to help Florida, Georgia and other southeastern …

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The US Civil Air Patrol supports the Red Cross with flights of blood products

The first mission carried blood to Tulsa, Oklahoma and Wichita, Kansas. The second was cleared by First Air Force’s Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) for airlift from Wichita to Aurora, Colorado. Wichita volunteers from the Air Capital Composite Squadron drove 20 boxes, in two vehicles, from the American Red …

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OCHA Sudan: Central Darfur State Profile (updated September 2022) – Sudan

Attachments Background Central Darfur State was created in 2012 and was formerly part of West Darfur State. It borders the states of West Darfur, North Darfur and Central Darfur and shares international borders with Chad and the Central African Republic. Its capital is the city of Zalingei. In the northeast …

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DeSantis declares statewide emergency as Tropical Storm Ian moves toward Florida – NBC10 Philadelphia

Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for Florida on Saturday as Tropical Storm Ian strengthens over the Caribbean and is expected to bring heavy rain and intense hurricane winds to the state next week. On Friday, DeSantis initially issued the emergency order for two dozen counties, but extended …

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Deadline Approaches for Disaster Assistance – Shawnee News-Star

FEMA Oklahoma residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 2-8 have just days left to apply for federal assistance. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 28. Federal assistance can help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair or replacement, and many other disaster-related needs, …

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Corporate HR loans that can help retain talent — People Matters

The most natural aspects that companies consider when thinking about employee well-being are the mental, emotional and physical aspects of financial well-being that are often overlooked. In the wake of the pandemic, many organizations have renewed their focus on mental health. However, research suggests that worrying about money has a …

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Chinese foreign minister attends UN Security Council foreign ministers’ meeting on Ukraine_Xinhua

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (C, front) attends the United Nations (UN) Security Council foreign ministers’ meeting on Ukraine at the UN headquarters in New York , Sept. 22, 2022. (Xinhua/Liu Jie) UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on …

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Attacks on hospitals and health care in Ukraine: Joint submission to the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine, September 2022 – Ukraine

Attachments In a new joint submission to the United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine (IICIU), four independent NGOs call on the Commission to investigate the ongoing attacks on hospitals and health workers in Ukraine perpetrated by Russian forces, which constitute flagrant violations of international human rights and …

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Securing the food supply chain before the next disaster

Last spring, families scrambled to find infant formula wherever they could — in grocery stores, through online forums and through their local community networks. The shortage of formula, which is ongoing, was somewhat different from panic buying during the early stages of the pandemic – it was longer, impacted very …

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Blood drive near me: A Chicago-area family is holding blood drives in honor of AnaVictoria Segoviano, a teenage girl who died of leukemia

CHICAGO (WLS) — There is a growing shortage of blood as we approach the holiday season, so calls for donors are getting louder. Right now there is pressure to get more people from the Latin American community to donate. AnaVictoria Segoviano was like any other 15-year-old girl. Full of life, …

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Biden commits $2.9 billion in humanitarian aid to bolster global food security

President Joe Biden will announce that the United States will provide $2.9 billion in humanitarian funding to help alleviate a global food crisis. Biden is expected to elaborate on the various investments during his Wednesday morning address to the United Nations General Assembly. The president and senior administration officials have …

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Tensions between countries could disrupt aid delivery to people in need – Red Cross

UNITED NATIONS (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – September 21, 2022) Tensions between countries around the world could hamper efforts by humanitarian groups to access and deliver aid to people in conflict zones such as Syria, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), President Francesco Rocca told Sputnik. “I think …

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FM calls on PSBs to provide easy loans to Kisan credit card holders

The Minister of Finance had a long meeting with the CEOs of public sector banks a few days ago Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman appealed to public sector banks to provide easy loans to Kisan Credit Card (KCC) holders to boost villagers’ income. Continuous efforts are being made by the central …

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American Red Cross helps disaster-stricken areas

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The American Red Cross is helping those affected by dire weather conditions, including those in Alaska, Puerto Rico and Texas, and will continue to be there to help over the next few days, said declared the non-profit group. Alaska—Typhoon MerbokThe American Red Cross is responding to western Alaska where …

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US Dispatch: Human Rights Activists Protest Filipino Leader Marcos’ UN Visit Outside NYSE – JURIST

Hannah Brem is an editor at JURIST and a 3L from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is filing this dispatch from New York. Human rights activists gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday to protest the visit of Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Romualdez Marcos …

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Communities affected by floods and power outages

Western Alaska was reeling on Monday from the most intense storm on record in the Bering Sea during September, which brought hurricane-force winds and record flooding along the coast. Threat level: Officials reported Communities in Norton Sound were still affected by power outages, flooding and damage to homes, public buildings …

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Easy loans for salt workers at 4% interest

Salt producers will now get soft loans at just 4% interest with a discount under the central bank’s agricultural and rural credit policy. The Agricultural Credit Department of the Bangladesh Bank issued a circular in this regard on Sunday. According to the circular, the loan will be granted with a …

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September 18, 2022 | Lehigh Valley Volunteer Center Current Volunteer Opportunities | The Valley Register

Do you have experience in HR, staffing, interviewing or relationship building? Do you have excellent communication, networking, interviewing and research skills? Then we need you! Join the Red Cross Volunteer Recruitment Team. Showcase the range of volunteer opportunities available in a given area at community events and encourage community members …

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Ukrainian armed forces repel enemy attacks near six settlements

During the past day, the Armed Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the settlement areas of Mykhaylivka Druha, Vesela Dolyna, Odradivka, Marinka, Novomykhaylivka and Pravdyne. This is stated in the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at 06:00, September 18, posted on Facebook. As …

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QRCS deploys surgeons to treat impoverished patients in Sudan [EN/AR] – Sudan

QRCS deploys surgeons to treat impoverished patients in Sudan [EN/AR] – Sudan

Attachments September 17, 2022 ― Doha: On Friday September 16, 2022, a medical delegation from the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) left Doha for Sudan, to carry out a general surgery and urology convoy to the Nyala Specialist Hospital in Nyala, South Darfur, nearly 900 km from Khartoum. A team …

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State Authorizes Disaster Aid for 13 Minnesota Counties | New

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Announced, Attend Induction Ceremony and Brunch – SALVEtoday

The Salve Regina Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Office of Alumni, Parent and Family Programs, announced the Seahawk Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022. This year is particularly auspicious, as Salve Regina celebrates its 75th anniversary, and this Hall of Fame in particular will take place during the …

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Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping hail ‘great power’ ties in talks challenging the West

NEW YORK: Millions of people face the risk of conflict-induced famine and widespread food insecurity as a result of armed conflict, the UN Security Council said Thursday.The UNSC meeting on the “protection of civilians in armed conflict” was requested by Brazil and Ireland to discuss the “white note” on conflict …

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Best Bad Credit Loans and No Credit Check Loans with Guaranteed Approval in 2022

Best Loans for Bad Credit: Get No Credit Check Loans with Guaranteed Approval Unless you can see the future, you cannot predict an emergency. So if a financial emergency arises and you are not well prepared, you will need a reliable solution to help you get through the trouble. At …

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FEMA may be able to provide rental assistance to some

Rental assistance will be extended FRANKFORT, Ky. Courtesy of (Kentucky Today) – Those who lost their homes to historic flooding in eastern Kentucky and received initial rent assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be eligible for ongoing rental assistance. This assistance is for residents of Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, …

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7 detained for extorting money under pretense of giving loans to Nadia in Bengal

A team of West Bengal CID officers raided Nadia district and arrested seven people for allegedly extorting money under the guise of providing loans. The accused placed an advertisement in the newspapers to provide easy loans to West Bengal on a regular basis (Picture: Representational) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) …

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Celebrating 30 years, growing into the future | Columns

Thirty years ago, the East Berlin Area Community Center (EBACC) was born. Now is the time to plan for the future of EBACC for many more decades. It is my great pleasure to report the exciting news that with the hard work of our staff, Board of Directors and the …

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Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: Peace in the region is possible only on the basis of strict observance of international law

Baku, September 14, AZERTAC As of September 12, 2022, military provocations launched by the Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijan continue despite calls from the international community and the ceasefire agreement between the parties, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Affairs said. in a commentary on the ongoing Armenian provocation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian …

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Alabama and the Alabama Room: A Necessary Reminder of Successful Arbitration

As the war rages on between Russia and Ukraine, with no end in sight and no public negotiation between the two sides, it should be noted that September 14, 2022 marks the 150e anniversary of a successful third-party arbitration between Britain and the United States. The very act of agreeing …

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Under the guise of inclusion, Biden’s policies are leading to the climate illusion

OPINION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Tribal Strategy, just released, is supposed to be designed to better assist Native American tribal lands with FEMA-related assistance. In reality, this strategy aims to do one thing: use the pretense of “inclusion” to channel more federal funds into climate initiatives and advance …

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Homeland Red Cross volunteers travel to California to help wildfire evacuees | Kris Caps

Three American Red Cross Homeland volunteers are in California for the next two weeks, helping evacuees as wildfires burn in that state. They are part of a special team of eight volunteers from Alaska, specially requested by the national headquarters of the Red Cross. Wendy Brightman of Two Rivers and …

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Security Council Press Statement on Yemen (12 September 2022) – Yemen

SC/15025 The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nicolas de Rivière (France): Members of the Security Council highlighted the tangible benefits of the truce for the Yemeni people, including a 60 per cent reduction in the number of casualties, a quadrupling of fuel through the …

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CM visits disaster-stricken Dharchula and provides all possible assistance

A day after a woman was killed by debris and several houses were damaged due to heavy rains in Dharchula area of ​​Pithoragarh district, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visited Ranthi village ( Khotila) affected by the disaster and interacted with the locals. Interacting with the villagers affected by the …

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September 11, 2022 | Lehigh Valley Volunteer Center Current Volunteer Opportunities | The Valley Register

Client Choice Food Pantry shoppers are very happy to have help choosing their food and have it placed in bags from 8:30 a.m. to noon for one or more days a month at the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank. Great way to get involved in the community. Training available. Minimum …

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43 dead and injured in Afghanistan last week – Pajhwok Afghan News

KABUL (Pajhwok): Last week, the global community underscored the imperative for interaction with the Afghan interim leadership, the inclusiveness of the government, the reopening of secondary schools for girls and the continuation of humanitarian assistance to the Afghanistan. Major events of the past week The need to reopen girls’ schools …

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Rights of persons with disabilities – Note by the Secretary-General (A/77/203) [EN/AR/RU/ZH] – World

Rights of persons with disabilities – Note by the Secretary-General (A/77/203) [EN/AR/RU/ZH] – World

Attachments Seventy-seventh sessionItem 69 c) of the provisional agenda*Promotion and protection of human rights: human rightsSituations and Reports of Special Rapporteurs and Representatives The Secretary-General has the honor to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, Gerard Quinn, submitted …

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State to Reimburse Templeton Community Service District $16,000

Funds will pay for overtime, electrical work – The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) on Friday announced the approval of more than $16,000 in refunds to help the Templeton Community Service District cover overtime and the replacement of a variable frequency drive which serves as the main …

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First evacuees from Oakridge area arrive at Lane Community College

The first evacuees from the Oakridge-Westfir area began arriving at the Lane Community College temporary evacuation center on Friday evening. The Oakridge-Westfir area is under a Level 3 “Go Now” evacuation order due to the Cedar Creek Fire. At the fairgrounds, Lane County Deputy Director of Health and Human Services …

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China mobilizes resources for flood relief efforts

LAHORE: The Chinese Consulate in Lahore, together with the Chinese community in Lahore, has mobilized resources to help with flood relief and rehabilitation efforts. China also provided two batches of emergency humanitarian supplies in cash and in kind. Further assistance will follow accordingly, Chinese Consul General Lahore Zhao Shiren said …

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Easy loans online: how to get a loan in minutes

Online call, mobile app, offer and ad in device. Happy young arabian woman in hijab and man looking at smartphone and choosing photo, chatting on social media in living room interior, copy space There are times in life when we need a quick cash injection to cover an unexpected expense. …

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An estimated 60,000 people a year are exposed to “informal” loans

QCOSTARICA – The Costa Rican Microfinance Association (Asociación Costarricense de Microfinanzas) estimates that every year 60,000 people in Costa Rica are at risk of falling victim to informal loans or better known as “gota a gota” loans, which offer easy payments and high interest. Experts indicate that with the entry …

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Meet the leaders and companies inspiring to change the world

Leaders of the present and the future Leaders of the present and the future At the end of 2022, it is projected that 274 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection. And these needs will have to be met not only by government officials and leaders, but corporations and …

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Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari takes office as President of PRCS

Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari took office as President of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) on Monday. He has 22 years of experience in the corporate and healthcare sector. Shortly after his arrival at the national headquarters of the PRCS, Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari held meetings with the management and …

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veterans of foreign wars nominated for public safety officer awards | New

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is accepting nominations for its Public Safety Officer Awards. Public safety officers include emergency medical technicians, law enforcement, and firefighters. In the following, VFW explains the functions of these professions: “The VFW Emergency Medical Technician Public Service Citation is for anyone who actively gives emergency …

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The terrorist attack on the Munich Olympics in 1972 killed 11 Israeli athletes

Comment this story Comment Fifty years ago, on Monday, September 5, 1972, Palestinian extremists infiltrated the athletes’ dormitories at the Munich Summer Olympics, an attack that resulted in the murder of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches and one German policeman and sparked an international crisis. It also led to five …

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World Vision Gaza director gets 12 years in prison in notorious terrorism case

On Tuesday, the work director of the Christian ministry World Vision in Gaza was sentenced to 12 years in prison for allegedly transferring funds from the ministry to the terrorist organization Hamas. Mohammad el-Halabi, who has already spent six years in prison as part of his trial, plans to appeal …

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Turn your kitchen scraps into cooking gas

A $1,000 appliance in the garden could help weather the fuel crisis Households can now turn their food scraps – and toilet waste – into cooking gas. The Israeli startup HomeBiogas has developed a compact and affordable version of industrial equipment usually operated by large companies and municipalities. Its miniaturized …

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FireWatch: FEMA Rapid Response for Mill Fire Assistance | New

OAKLAND, Cal. – The initial speed of the North Siskiyou County factory fire is getting its own quick response from the federal government for help. The regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today that he has authorized the use of federal funds to help the state …

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USA Women’s National Team defeats Nigeria 4-0 in Kansas City friendly

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (September 3, 2022) – Returning to action for the first time since qualifying for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2024 Paris Olympics, the United States Women’s National Team cruised to a 4-0 victory on Nigeria in front of a raucous crowd of 14,502 at …

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Comment: How can we improve humanitarian aid to Ukrainians? Let them control | Columns

Vladimir Putin clearly did not expect the strong military resistance that Ukraine was able to put up when Russian forces invaded six months ago. Nor did the Russian leadership expect the Ukrainian state and society to remain united in the face of the sudden onslaught of violence. But hold together, …

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Madagascar – Flash Appeal Grand Sud and Grand-Sud-est, January 2021 – December 2022 (revised in June 2022) – Madagascar

Attachments Foreword by the United Nations Resident Coordinator As the Great South of Madagascar began to emerge from its worst drought in 40 years, eight districts in the Great South East of the country were severely affected by two successive cyclones in February 2022. Following successive severe droughts (December 2019 …

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Southwest Indiana Organizations on the Ground for North Weinbach Avenue Blast Recovery

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Thursday now marks more than three weeks since the murder North Weinbach Avenue explosion. Many organizations were on site to respond to the needs of the injured and displaced. In the aftermath of the explosion, the Emergency Management Agency contacted community organizations in southwestern Indiana active …

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