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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