United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched a $2 billion appeal on Wednesday to help vulnerable and conflict-torn countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America tackle the coronavirus pandemic and prevent COVID-19 from again circling the globe.
"This COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan aims to enable us to fight the virus in the world's poorest countries, and address the needs of the most vulnerable people, especially women and children, older people, and those with disabilities or chronic illness", said Guterres.
The U.N.'s humanitarian office, OCHA, will coordinate the plan, which will bring together existing appeals from the World Health Organization and other U.N. partners. In addition, country-based pooled funds have allocated more than $3 million, to date.
He urged wealthier countries to step up in order to protect themselves.
As the pandemic continues to accelerate, the World Health Organization chief said that "most worrying" of all, was the danger the virus poses to people already affected by crisis.
As the virus spreads, Guterres emphasize the importance of propping up countries already in the midst of humanitarian crises, noting that even developed nations with robust health systems "are buckling under the pressure". "Back this plan politically and financially today, and we can save lives and slow the spread of this pandemic".
"History will judge us on how we responded to the poorest communities in their darkest hour", he concluded, "Let's act together, right now!"
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Ms. Fore vowed that with support from the global community, among other things, we can "shore up preparedness and response plans in countries with weaker healthcare systems" and provide short- and long-term assistance on the health, well-being, development and prospects of children.
In 2006, he was appointed archpriest of Casnigo. "There have not been any respirators coming from outside of the hospital", Fr. A 72-year-old heroic priest from Bergamo, Italy , has died after giving his ventilator so he could save a stranger.
A 48-year-old woman who worked at Donalsonville Hospital in Georgia, died last Thursday at a hospital in Tallahassee, Florida. When police went to her home she was found inside alone with her still-living approximately 4 to 5-year-old child.
Pentagon officials said 600 individuals linked to the military had now tested positive for the virus worldwide. The US now has some 68,597 reported cases of coronavirus across the country, and some 1,035 deaths.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, ISPCA centres are temporarily closed to the public as a precautionary measure. If you have COVID-19 they recommend avoiding petting, snuggling, being kissed or licked, and sharing food.
Q: Will the bill fix the economy and fully address the pandemic? The plan also includes several Democratic oversight initiatives. But she warned Senate Republicans not to tank the bill over what she described as misplaced criticism over jobless benefits.
Une sentence prononcée le 14 février dernier par l'UEFA au regard des manquements des Citizens aux règles du fair play financier. En effet, City est interdit de compétition en Europe pendant deux ans, à partir de la saison prochaine.
Two correctional officers and one man incarcerated also have tested positive for COVID-19 at Stateville Correctional Center. The fourth resident was in the same traveler group as the individual announced earlier who had traveled internationally.
Sherman noted that beyond NY , "every state and federal agency was aware of this risk, the federal government more than anyone". But the governor warned that much more work needed to be done. "We have probably the biggest employers of any other state.
L'administration Trump prévoit de consacrer 2,5 milliards de dollars (2,3 milliards d'euros) à la lutte contre la maladie. Hors de Chine, plus de 2.000 cas de contamination ont été recensés depuis le début de l'épidémie, dont 41 mortels.
Coronavirus : Atalanta-Valencia, the match too ?
A week after the return game, Valencia reported that 35 percent of its players and staff who were tested returned a positive test. The two sides went head-to-head at San Siro in Milan, where the Bergamo club play their European matches this season.