Italian antitrust fines Google over 100 mn euros

(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 13 – Italy’s antitrust authority said Thursday that it has fined Google LLC, Google Italy and Alphabet Inc.a total of over 102 million euros for abuse of a dominant market position. The authority said the Internet giant holds a dominant position that enables it to control app developers’ access to end […]

EU contribution of €8 million will strengthen gains in Desert Locust fight

FAO welcomes new allocation to aid surveillance and control in the Horn of Africa 13 May 2021, Brussels/Rome – The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has welcomed an €8 million contribution from the European Union (EU) that will enable countries in the Horn of Africa to […]

New UK aid focused on early action and helping front-line responders anticipate

The UK government Tuesday took the opportunity of a high-level dialogue of the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP) to announce US$ 17 million for developing countries to better prepare for and respond to disasters, including those linked to climate change. The funds will go to Start Network agencies, while just over US$ 11 million more will support […]

Ethiopia: Site Management Support (SMS) Operational Areas, by Zone, As of March 2021

Overview IOM’s Site Management Support/SMS (also known as Camp Coordination & Camp Management/CCCM) Programme serves displacement-affected communities in three main types of settings: 1) IDP sites (collective centres, planned sites, and dispersed settlements); 2) IDPs living in the community and 3) IDP returnees in their Kebeles of origin. As of the end of March 2021, […]

Ethiopia – Tigray Region Humanitarian Update Situation Report #10 – May 13, 2021

FAST FACTS In Sudan, International Medical Corps has reached 670 people across the Tunaydbah refugee camp, including 370 females and 300 males, with COVID-19 awareness-raising and health education messages. In Ethiopia, we have provided consultations to 4,013 people, including 2,939 adults and 1,074 children under 5, at the clinic in Shire Preparatory School camp. In […]