Crisis Lines

Lebanon is raising fuel prices to ease bottlenecks

BEIRUT, June 29 (Reuters) – The Lebanese government raised fuel prices by more than a third on Tuesday, a move aimed at alleviating crippling scarcity but will increase pressure on impoverished consumers. The government effectively cut fuel subsidies last week as Lebanon grapples with a catastrophic economic collapse that has …

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Our view: averting a psychological crisis | editorial staff

They say they are experiencing “skyrocketing demand for mental health services in an environment where they cannot meet growing treatment needs,” reported Richard Craver of the Journal last week. “Quite simply, the behavioral crisis in North Carolina has reached a state of emergency and we urgently need your guidance and …

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Acting Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr Ramesh Rajasingham, briefing the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

as delivered New York, June 23, 2021 Thank you, Mr President. Following the Secretary-General’s remarks and his latest report, I will focus my briefing today on five points: first, the continued spread of COVID-19; second, the effects of the economic crisis; third, the water crisis; fourth, the protection of civilians; …

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COVID-19 News: New COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy, MIS-C, and More

COVID-19 multisystem inflammatory syndrome observed in adults A 60-year-old Canadian man was diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a rare side effect of COVID-19 in children. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, suggests that age should not limit MIS-C as a possible diagnosis. His symptoms were persistent …

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