Daily Archives: July 7, 2020

Hikvision introduces dedicated series in its DeepinView camera line

Cameras in this Dedicated Subseries come equipped with multiple dedicated algorithms that can be selected and engaged discretely based on the needs of the installation, then switched as the security needs change HANGZHOU, China, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, today announced a brand-new addition

WHO: access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls

Countries seek innovative ways to mitigate the impact of disruptions and keep services going Seventy-three countries have warned that they are at risk of stock-outs of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new WHO survey conducted ahead of the International AIDS Society’s biannual conference. Twenty-four countries reported having

East and Southern Africa Region COVID-19 Situation Report No. 5 (1- 30 June 2020)

Regional Situation • COVID-19 continues to take an upward trajectory over the last four months with a sharp rise during the last month; four-fold increase from just under 50,000 in early June. All countries in the region have registered confirmed COVID-19 cases. • Over 60% of confirmed cases are among 20-50 year-olds, the most socially

How monitoring sewage could prevent a return of the coronavirus

In their efforts to stave off a second wave of COVID-19, scientists from around the world have turned to a new ally: sewage. In the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Spain, researchers are poring over samples of wastewater for signs of the coronavirus, which is believed to be shed in human feces. Given that many

WFP The Gambia Country Brief, April 2020

In Numbers 13 mt of food assistance distributed US$ 0 m cash-based transfers made US$ 2.1 m six months (April-September 2020) net funding requirements 1,658 people assisted in April 2020 Operational Updates In The Gambia, 733,000 people in rural and urban areas – approximately 40 percent of the population – require immediate food assistance through

COVID-19 Aftershocks: Out of time

Summary Millions of parents and caregivers have lost incomes and jobs due to COVID-19, forcing them to expose their children to harmful and dangerous circumstances such as begging or child marriage. World Vision has conducted rapid assessments in 24 countries across Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia confirming alarming predictions of increased child hunger, violence,

2019 Return and Reintegration Key Highlights

Geneva – Today (07/07) the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is releasing Key Highlights from its Return and Reintegration programmes, including trends, figures as well as significant initiatives and efforts IOM has made to assist and reintegrate migrants returning voluntarily in 2019 to their countries of origin. Last year, IOM assisted with the voluntary return

Facing twin crises of COVID-19 and climate change, refugees will suffer the most

Since its emergence barely half a year ago, COVID-19 has infected more than 8.5 million people globally, and has killed at least 452,000. The pandemic—along with climate change—leaves the planet facing “perhaps its worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.” Yet the international community is woefully unprepared to deal with either challenge, warned Mark Bartolini,

What role for the Multinational Joint Task Force in fighting Boko Haram? Africa Report N°291 | 7 July 2020

Principal Findings What’s new? Lake Chad basin countries – Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria – have made welcome efforts to coordinate against Boko Haram militants through a Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF). But their inconsistent commitment to the force, funding problems and disjointed planning have hindered its effectiveness. Jihadists often regroup when troops withdraw. Why