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12 July 2021, Geneva, Switzerland H2H (humanitarian-to-humanitarian) services strengthen humanitarian response with short-term technical support in the oPt recovery period The escalation of hostilities between Israeli and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza between 10 and 21 May 2021 continues to generate serious humanitarian needs among the Palestinian population of the West Bank, Gaza, and East
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Nguyen Toan Tran, Désirée Lichtenstein, Benjamin Black, Alice Rosmini & Catrin Schulte-Hillen Abstract The recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks in 2021 exemplify how sexual and reproductive health services are too often considered unessential during health emergencies. Bleeding for reasons other than EVD, such as pregnancy complications or rape, can be construed as EVD symptoms,
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The bringing forward of millions of Pfizer vaccine doses last week followed a back channels intervention eight days earlier by a high-powered network which included a senior business figure despairing of the government’s failure to secure enough vaccine supplies, and a former prime minister. Key points: Australia contracted Pfizer for 40 million doses of the
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The earth observatory ETRSS-1 satellite, designed to collect and forward data required to modernize agriculture and mitigate drought, is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Dec. 20, 2019. Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images If we didn’t know already, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the fact that data is the most important strategic
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Taliban officials in Moscow to assure regional powers Healthcare concerns mount as violence spreads U.S. donation of COVID-19 vaccines arrives KABUL/ MOSCOW, July 9 (Reuters) – Taliban officials said on Friday the Sunni Muslim insurgent group had taken control of 85% of territory in Afghanistan, and international concern mounted over problems getting medicines and supplies
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NEW ISOLATION FACILITY. BARMM health and public works officials inaugurate a 100-bed Covid-19 isolation facility in Buluan, Maguindanao on Friday (July 2, 2021). With the new facility, the BARMM has eight facility projects across the region, two of which are under construction. (Photo courtesy of MOH-BARMM) COTABATO CITY – Maguindanao has a new 100-bed isolation
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The pandemic has caused a nationwide blood shortage, according to the American Red Cross, and that’s affecting blood product availability across America, including North Dakota. Behind the shortage are a combination of factors. Donations were down during 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many people who had delayed medical treatment during that time are now
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Amid a recent wave of malicious activity from nation-states and criminal actors, key industrial sectors are at heightened risk of ransomware, as supply chain constraints add enormous pressure to provide essential components, agricultural products, medical supplies and other goods. Sierra Wireless, a Richmond, Canada-based provider of IoT devices, was the target of a March 20
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Huron, Ohio, July 1, 2021 / PRNewswire /-Her last public place before retirement is the “Star Trek” actress Nichelle Nichols Will be Huron, Ohio, On September 10-12, 2021.. Nichols meets fans for autographs, photographs and other activities during her trip Northwest Ohio Officially names the headquarters of the International Trekkers Federation on Cleveland Road Huron..
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NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – At least two dozen U.S. energy firms, including Dominion Energy Inc (D.N) and Sempra Energy (SRE.N), have started producing hydrogen or testing its viability in natural gas pipes to take advantage of existing infrastructure as the world prioritizes lower-carbon fuels. Nations worldwide are trying to reach net-zero carbon emissions
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In February 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14017, “Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains” (discussed here), requiring (among other things) a report within 100-days requiring key government agencies to assess vulnerabilities and consider potential improvements to supply chains in four critical industries – (i) semiconductor manufacturing; (ii) high capacity batteries; (iii) rare earth elements;
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– Acquisition enhances sustainable paper-packaging targeting e-commerce fulfillment channel – MONTREAL and SARASOTA, FLORIDA, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX:ITP) (“IPG” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nuevopak Global Limited (“Nuevopak”) for approximately $43.8 million in total cash consideration, consisting of $34.8
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06.29.21 Lawmakers call for addressing global supply of COVID-19 vaccines; tackling supply chain issues WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Tina Smith (D-MN) are leading a bipartisan group of their colleagues in calling on leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee—on which they serve—to continue the series of important
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Check out this storm preparedness checklist for building owners and property managers to secure their properties during this year’s tornado and active hurricane season. When it comes to storms, you can’t always expect the unexpected. However, you can better prepare your facilities by instituting a proactive plan. As we enter a period of seasonal storms,
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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Noble Supply and Logistics,* Rockland, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $263,432,318 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with economic-price-adjustment for hardware and abrasives used as spare parts in multiple weapon systems.  This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received.  This is a three-year base contract with a one-year transition period and two three-year option
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NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TAI Engineers, LLC, a New Orleans, La. based Maritime Solutions Company, has completed the Detailed Design and Construction of a new utility vessel for the National Park Service (NPS). The NPS named the all-steel Passenger/Utility vessel “ANNIE MOORE” after the first immigrant, a 15-year-old Irish girl, who signed the Ellis Island register. “TAI
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Graphic by Owensboro Times Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session will go into effect on Tuesday. A wide array were approved, including ones regarding a school choice bill, making permanent some election procedures implemented last year, and raising the penalty for child pornography. Laws taking effect that day include measures
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Tucked deep in San Francisco’s sixth district is Dodge Place, a residential street located in the notorious Tenderloin neighborhood. It’s been overtaken by drug users who come to get high, descend into madness, and then destroy themselves and their surroundings. Dodge is a dead end, literally and figuratively—a combat zone, with all sides fighting for
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