Daily Archives: November 3, 2020

Trina Solar Launches 405W+ Vertex S Module Series with an Expected Capacity of 15GW in 2023

Universal solution for residential and commercial applications, the Vertex S boasts ultra-high performance despite its small size profile CHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On November 3, 2020, Trina Solar, a leading global PV and smart energy solution provider, announced the launch of Vertex S, the latest in their high-efficiency PV module series for […]

IOM Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa COVID-19 Response – Situation Report 15 (16 – 28 October 2020)

Key Regional Updates • As of 28 October 2020, a total of 2,034,442 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, out of which 35,794 fatalities have been reported. • Countries in conflict continue to be disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of COVID-19. In Yemen, a recent flare in

Durable solutions for Internal Displacement in the Sahel Zone

Nairobi, 01 November 2020 — As the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel Zone sharply deteriorates, the Government of Denmark, in partnership with the Government of Germany, the European Union and the United Nations, recently hosted a high-level ministerial round table on the Central Sahel. UN-Habitat was invited to share a video-message and host a side-event,

UNHCR Fact Sheet – South Africa Representation Office, July-September 2020

The Representation is a multicountry office, reaching 276,173 people of concern in Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles and South Africa. COVID-19 is impacting the health and livelihoods of refugees alongside citizens. In South Africa, 6,079 people received emergency cash assistance to help make ends meet and keep businesses afloat. Regular priorities include:

IOM Continental Strategy for Africa 2020–2024

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched its Continental Strategy for Africa 2020-2024 in a virtual event live-streamed and attended by representatives from the African Union Commission (AUC), the regional economic communities (RECs), and other key partners. Intra-African migration remains a dominant trend in contemporary African migration. The Strategy frames the Organization’s

COVID-19 Emergency Response: Regional Bureau for Southern Africa, 29 October 2020

Operational Context As of 26 October 2020, there have been 830,405 reported confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the 16 countries covered by UNHCR’s Regional Bureau for Southern Africa. While case numbers continue to grow, it is at a much slower pace than previous months, with a two per cent increase in active cases, along with

Thousands Flee Ivory Coast Post-Election Violence

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The U.N. refugee agency says more than 3,200 Ivorians have fled post-election violence in their country to Liberia, Ghana and Togo and more reportedly are on their way. Violent clashes erupted in Ivory Coast after Saturday’s presidential elections, reportedly killing at least 12 people and injuring many more. That has prompted thousands