Daily Archives: July 9, 2020

Alight’s COVID-19 Health Messaging Campaign IN OUR HANDS Reaches 100 Million People Worldwide

International Humanitarian Organization Delivers First Virus Prevention Information to Marginalized and Remote Communities Through Global Grassroots Efforts MINNEAPOLIS, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alight, formerly known as the American Refugee Committee, is proud to share that the IN OUR HANDS

Unified specification on F5G to empower industry growth: Expert

BEIJING, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on Unified specification on F5G to empower industry growth: Expert. Unified specifications on the fifth generation of the fixed network (F5G) should be formulated to meet rising demand for higher

Emerging practices: WASH and COVID 19 field practices

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to test our collective limits and individual resources, even in the wealthiest and most developed countries. The seemingly simple act of washing one’s hands, however, is considered one of the most effective acts to stop the

Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock – virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, New York, 8 July 2020

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m delighted to be able with a fantastic panel to spend some time today on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. We have with us Dr. Catherine Sozi, the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian

UNHCR Somalia: Operational Update 1-31 May 2020

Persons in Somalia faced a triple crisis through May of COVID-19, riverine and flash flooding caused by Gu rains, and infestation of desert locusts all of which were compounded by ongoing armed conflict. Around 2.8 million persons of concern, particularly

UNHCR and WFP warn refugees in Africa face hunger and malnutrition as COVID-19 worsens food shortages

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that severe underfunding, conflict and disasters – as well as supply chain challenges, rising food prices and loss of income due to COVID19 – threaten to leave

Singer’s murder: Ethiopia violence toll rises to 239 – police

ADDIS ABABA,  The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to a tally of police figures. Pop