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Mayaro virus disease – French Guiana, France

On 13 October 2020, the French health authorities officially reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana, France. In...

Scientists ‘Elated’ After Finding Massive Coral Reef—The First Reef to Be Discovered in 120 Years

Scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef that stands taller than the Empire State Building—and it is the first reef to be...

A Libyan deal, an Ivoirien election, and a UN ‘separation’ in Uganda: The Cheat Sheet

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues. Source link

Warm Pear Baked French Toast

Warm Pear Baked French Toast This Warm Pear Baked French Toast is make with thick and hearty slices of bread that come out with...

Bath Iron Works on Striking Union: ‘Ball is in Their Court’

Streamers mix with falling snow during the christening of guided-missile destroyer Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) at the Bath Iron Works shipyard on April...

UNICEF: In War vs. Poverty (and COVID-19), Cash is King

UNICEF makes a case for Universal Child Benefits (cash assistance for families) to deal with the economic fallout of COVID-19. Source link

Earthquake Hits Southern Mexico

When a magnitude 7.4 quake rocked Mexico's Oaxaca State, buildings swayed hundreds of miles away. UNICEF is standing by to help, as needed. Source...

Navy, Electric Boat Agree on $9.5B Contract Option for First 2 Columbia Subs

Artist’s rendering of the Columbia-class SSBN submarine. US Navy Image The Navy and its lead builder for a new class of ballistic-missile submarines have...

We know more about fraud and abuse in aid. It’s time to stop it.

Stamping out wrongdoing in the sector will require more integrated risk management systems. It may also mean doing less, but doing it better. Source...

Aid mergers, stalled migration, and a Saudi-less ‘list of shame’: The Cheat Sheet

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues. Source link

COVID-19 policies not backed by data do more harm than good

The fallout from the information gap disproportionately affects vulnerable populations: but there is data out there, if you know where to look. Source link...

First F-35C Pilots Graduate from TOPGUN

Three F-35C Lightning II, attached to Commander, Joint Strike Fighter Wing, the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, the “Rough Raiders “Strike...

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Recently Released US Citizen Describes Mistreatment in Vietnamese Prison

U.S. citizen Michael Nguyen, who was released early from a 12-year prison sentence in Vietnam last week, said Wednesday he was not...

UN builds momentum for restoring forests as world enters key decade for ecosystems 

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is leading a push for the world to scale up efforts to restore landscapes and forests over the next decade,...

On Its 75th Birthday UN Ratifies Treaty Which Bans Ownership, Creation, and Use of Nuclear Weapons For Signatories

Parts of this article have been reprinted with permission from World at Large news.   A treaty that bans the use, manufacturing, sale,...

Drought Diaries: The COVID-19 edition

We followed six families for six months to see how they coped with drought. Now, we’re returning to see how they’re surviving COVID-19. Source...