Crisis Lines

In the run-up to COP26, the Red Cross-Red Crescent Movement makes five requests to world leaders: “It is not too late to act: the survival of humanity depends on the measures we take today” – World

The following joint statement can be attributed to the Presidents of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ahead of COP26 on the final day of the Red Cross-Red Crescent Summit on Pandemics, Climate Change and Local …

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9/11 commissioners meet at Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – After September 11, 2001, America was attacked by foreign enemies. Less than a year ago, the results of the last presidential election were controversial, Congress was bitterly divided, and the country’s intelligence services were asked what they knew and when they did. Indiana celebrates 20 years since …

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How an 11 foot tall 3D printer helps create a community

Square feet Almost any object can be created using three-dimensional printing. A partnership in Mexico is testing this theory and building a village for residents living in poverty. Pedro García Hernández, 48, is a carpenter in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, a rainforest-covered region of the country where around …

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The effectiveness of the ECB’s euro liquidity lines

Silvia Albrizio, Ivan Kataryniuk, Luis Molina Sánchez, Jan Schaefer September 29, 2021 Central banks’ swap and repo lines have been used extensively over the past decade to provide liquidity in the currency markets in times of crisis (e.g. McCauley and Schenk 2020, Aizenman et al. 2021). During the Covid-19 pandemic, …

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New PG&E security measures in fire-prone areas lead to an increase in unplanned power shutdowns

Ask anyone in California’s forested communities if they would tolerate more blackouts in exchange for preventing devastating wildfire. The answer is likely a simple yes. However, local residents complain that a new, experimental system installed on its circuit breakers in fire-prone areas to more aggressively disconnect electricity to prevent forest …

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Findings from the Evergrande crisis for Indian investors

Would you like to know how the Evergrande crisis could develop for Indian investors? Listen to this fictional water cooler conversation between stock analyst Sarojini, investor Balan and banker Mukherjee. Sarojini: What a rally in the Sensex! I think it’s partly a relief that Evergrande hasn’t (technically) defaulted on interest …

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Unparalleled experience in the crisis | Message center

publisher’s Note : Make a note of the dates and take part in Rebel Homecoming: Rebels Return 18.-22. October! One of the many events is the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner, which recognizes exceptional personalities who represent the ideals of higher education and the pride of the rebels. Here is one …

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What happened to the Lebanese economy?

A gas station with no available gas. (Sabri Ben Achour) Drive down any major street in Beirut these days and you will come across a line of barely moving cars, taking up an entire lane, and winding their way for a block or even a mile. These are gas pipes. …

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Ministers reprimand SWISS directors about bonuses

SWISS and Edelweiss aircraft on the ground on April 21, 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic at the Dübendorf military airfield in Switzerland. © Keystone / Valentin Flauraud Government ministers admonished the directors of Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) to pay out bonuses last year despite receiving state aid …

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Bloomington executives learn about June floods and sewer problems

How Bloomington reacted to last month’s extensive flooding, and how the disaster affected infrastructure improvement plans, continues to dominate public discussions among city guides. On Monday evening, much of the Bloomington City Council full committee meeting focused on the June 24-25 floods. Council members are trying to solve the puzzle …

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Man tells of the crisis on the farm through poetry

By Barry Adams Click here for updates on this story ARENA, Wisconsin (madison.com/Wisconsin State Journal) – The words are about earth, tools and cows. There is talk of family and friends, of housework at dawn, of walks along a stream. Daniel Smith’s poems also tell the stories of the physical …

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge fences help prevent suicides

PINELLAS, Florida – It’s what many know as the beautiful gateway to Tampa Bay, but it also has a dark side. At 60 meters high, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is one of the best suicide bridges in the country. It’s something Florida Highway Patrol corporal Tabarie Sullivan knows all too …

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The new fault lines on which the world economy rests

July 10, 2021 TER pandemic caused a terrible economic slump, but now a strange, heady boom is in full swing. Oil prices have skyrocketed as restaurants and haulage companies struggle and flatter to recruit staff. With public companies signaling that earnings will hit an all-time high this year, stock markets …

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Economic crisis, severe bottlenecks make Lebanon “dead” »Albuquerque Journal

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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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