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2014/10/19 10:53
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The hard part comes next, not that things haven’t been hard already. Rick Neal’s difficult conversations began almost the moment he started thinking about hopping on a plane to western Africa to help...
2014/10/19 10:53
2014/10/19 10:53
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2014/10/17 14:29
2014/10/17 14:29
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 17 October 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. As...
2014/10/17 11:33
2014/10/17 11:33
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The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind: "60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No,...
2014/10/17 06:21
2014/10/17 06:21
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... Companies work to treat victims, slow spread As U.S. hospitals and airports confront the unfolding Ebola crisis, companies with a presence in New Jersey are making donations to help those stricken...
2014/10/16 15:26
2014/10/16 15:26
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UN warns the world has 60 days to get Ebola crisis under control The United Nations has warned the world must get the Ebola crisis under control within the next 60 days or face an unprecedented...
2014/10/16 15:26
2014/10/16 15:26
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Ebola crisis: US airline places six crew on paid leave amid Ebola concerns US low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines says it has placed six crew members on paid leave for 21 days "out of an abundance of...
2014/10/16 02:05
2014/10/16 02:05
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A group dedicated to resettling refugees saw its plans for a proposed Athens site stalled this week after the U.S. Department of State denied its request. International Rescue Committee Executive...
2014/10/15 07:03
2014/10/15 07:03
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Outside, in the war-zone state of Unity, citizens say they are too fearful to venture, frightened of revenge attacks in a civil war that entered its leventh month Wednesday. "We are so tired here,"...
2014/10/13 12:17
2014/10/13 12:17
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DisasterReady.org is an online training platform that provides disaster responders with free access to over 400 state-of-the-art e-learning courses and other training tools covering all aspects of...
2014/10/13 11:29
2014/10/13 11:29
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As the fight against Ebola takes center stage in international media circles, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Rescue Committee, (IRC) Hon. David Wright Miliband on Thursday 9th...
2014/10/11 21:09
2014/10/11 21:09
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Similar precautions are being taken in the US, with screening under way at New York’s JFK airport and checks at some other airports due to start in the next few days. Teams equipped with thermal guns...
2014/10/10 21:45
2014/10/10 21:45
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The preparation process – known as winterization – involves providing refugees with blankets, mattresses, stoves and fuel vouchers, and is particularly aimed at those living in Lebanon’s coldest...
2014/10/10 20:32
2014/10/10 20:32
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The founder of the popular Greek yogurt brand Chobani has committed $2-million to address the refugee crisis along Turkey’s borders, a rare gift amid near silence from private philanthropists in...
2014/10/10 08:33
2014/10/10 08:33
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FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks sink after Wall Street plunge BANGKOK (AP) Asian stocks sank today after Wall Street suffered its worst day of the year and weak German trade data fueled worry Europe...
2014/10/10 07:42
2014/10/10 07:42
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David Miliband, the former foreign secretary, warned that the Ebola outbreak means that years of social and economic progress in Sierra Leone was at risk, as he visited the country’s capital...
2014/10/10 06:51
2014/10/10 06:51
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Medical staff in the state hospital in the capital Skopje are working to establish the cause of the man's death, according to World Health Organisation protocols. A spokesman for the Macedonian...
2014/10/09 16:16
2014/10/09 16:16
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... Binghamton) The founder and CEO of Chobani, based out of Chenango County, has pledged to give $2 million to Iraqi and Syrian refugees along the Turkish border. Hamdi Ulukaya, a Turkish native...
2014/10/08 07:05
2014/10/08 07:05
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Utah receives specialty crop grants The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Utah more than $340,000 in specialty crop grants. The funds will be distributed among 16 projects throughout the...
2014/10/06 19:42
2014/10/06 19:42
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Since the start of the war in Syria in early 2011, the number of people fleeing the country has swelled to more than 3 million – half of them children. The US has accepted only a staggering few – just...
2014/10/06 09:43
2014/10/06 09:43
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A group of leading aid agencies warn today (6 October) that parts of South Sudan – already the world’s worse food crisis – could fall into famine early next year if the nine-month long conflict...
2014/10/19 10:53
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