COVID-19 May Erase Decades of Advances in Health Care: WHO

Two people wear masks at a community workstation in Paris. August 31, 2020. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann GENEVA, Aug 31 (Reuters) – More than 90% of countries have seen routine health services disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving decades-long healthcare advances vulnerable to disappearing in a short time. period, showed a survey by the World […]

Yemen, exceptional rains cause Sana’a’s jeweled mud houses to collapse

Drama within drama in Yemen. The magnificent dried mud brick houses – the ones that make the historic center of Sana’a unique – have collapsed and are collapsing following the torrential rains that have hit the country to an anomalous extent, causing death and devastation in a land already hard. struck by the perennial state […]

Cholera raises fears of disaster in Yemen

Rubbish piling up in the streets, drinking water supply system destroyed: after four years of civil war, Yemen now fears a massacre caused by cholera. The epidemic has already infected 1.3 million people and caused 2,700 deaths, a quarter of them children. Paradoxically, it is the drop in new cases that worries NGOs. Oxfam counted […]

Abandoned oil tanker in Red Sea can cause environmental disaster

According to internal UN documents obtained by The Associated Press, ocean water entered the engine compartment of the boat, causing some major pipeline damage and increasing the chances of it sinking in the middle of the Red Sea. The news agency, likewise, assured that the agency has not been able to verify 100% the internal […]

Fears of UN truth: multiple coronavirus infections reported in Yemen | NOW

Several people in Yemen have been infected with the coronavirus, the country’s authorities report on Wednesday. This is the first official confirmation that the virus has spread within the country that has been in civil war for five years and where millions of people are starving. The five new cases of infection have been discovered […]

Locusts in East Africa: exponential growth (neue-deutschland.de)

A flock of desert grasshoppers occupies a street near the Kenyan city of Mwingi. Photo: dpa / Xinhua / Zhang Yu Because of the corona crisis, most people are now familiar with exponential growth. Nevertheless, the numbers from the ongoing plague of locusts in East Africa are surprising. After the first wave in February there […]

Shooting continues in the shadow

Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Yemen: Wars often made headlines before the Corona crisis. While the world is currently looking at the virus, the pandemic has changed the situation in the crisis regions. The world is currently fighting together against an invisible enemy. In the Corona crisis, all countries have to coordinate their measures, the virus cannot […]

Corona emergency aid for 25 countries: IMF announces debt relief

The coronavirus pandemic is at its peak in Europe and the United States, and has only just begun in emerging markets. To mitigate the foreseeable catastrophe in the weakest countries on earth, the IMF quickly reaches into the Ebola cash register. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced immediate debt relief for 25 developing countries […]