International Red Cross

AG Jeans Donates $ 500,000 to Red Cross Disaster

Matching gift from fashion label LA addresses urgent need for emergency preparedness LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With disasters increasing in frequency and intensity, Los Angelesfashion brand AG Jeans supports the American Red Cross with a $ 500,000 matching gift. The generous donation raises awareness of …

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FM concludes a very successful visit to New York

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi concluded a very successful visit to New York where he attended the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Minister of Foreign Affairs attended the opening session of the 76th session of the UNGA and addressed the Council on Foreign …

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Russia could halt cross-border aid delivery to Syria if West does not cooperate – Lavrov

Russia could suspend the cross-border mechanism for delivering humanitarian aid to Syria if no specific measures are taken to unblock humanitarian supplies via Damascus, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday. UNITED NATIONS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – September 25, 2021) Russia could suspend the cross-border mechanism for delivering humanitarian …

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Global Emergency and Other Rescue Services Market Report 2021: Impact of COVID-19 and Recovery to 2030 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Global Emergency and Other Rescue Services Market Report 2021: Impact and Recovery of COVID-19 to 2030” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The main players in the emergency and other relief services market are the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent …

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Foreign Minister Says Keeping Eye on Developments in Afghanistan, But Does Not Recognize Taliban-Led Regime Yet | Malaysia

Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah addresses Members of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur on September 21, 2021. – Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, September 21 – Malaysia is taking a cautious stance and monitoring the latest developments in Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of Kabul on August 15, Dewan Rakyat said …

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Marburg virus disease – Guinea – Guinea

September 17, 2021 On September 16, 2021, the Ministry of Health of Guinea declared the end of the epidemic of Marburg virus disease in the prefecture of Guéckédou, in the region of Nzérékoré. In accordance with WHO recommendations, the declaration was made 42 days after the safe and dignified burial …

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International Friendly: USA 9 – Paraguay 0

CLEVELAND (September 16, 2021) – Legendary forward Carli Lloyd – playing in her penultimate game for the United States Women’s National Team before retiring – led an offensive explosion, tying a team record with five goals in one game as the United States beat Paraguay 9-0 in the United States’ …

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“The climate crisis has not disappeared”: extreme weather disasters have killed 17,000 people since the start of the pandemic

Storms, droughts, floods and other extreme weather disasters have killed 17,242 people since the start of the Covid pandemic, a new report concludes. Climate disasters have also affected at least 139.2 million people since March 2020, according to the analysis, which examines how extreme weather and Covid have combined to …

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the dilemma facing humanitarian agencies

The Ethiopian government suspended the activities of three foreign aid organizations working in the Tigray region. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Mukesh Kapila, Humanitarian Affairs Officer, to provide an overview of the challenges humanitarian agencies face and what can be done to better support them. What are the …

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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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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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