National Emergency

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Name: National Emergency
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Ebola strikes air traveler, American relief workers

Amid the growing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in three West African nations, two new developments are fanning concerns about the international spread of the disease: a fatal infection in a Liberian air passenger who traveled to Nigeria and cases ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola Kills Dr. Brisbane, Finance Official

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease. Dr. Samuel Brisbane is the first Liberian doctor to die in the outbreak, ... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

TWC receives $5 million in National Emergency Grants to serve long-term unemployed

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was granted $5 million in National Emergency Grant (NEG) funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to train workers facing long-term unemployment.Eight local workforce development boards will use the funding to provide ... [Published Lewisville Leader - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

This academic year, 1.6 lakh children dropped out of school

As the state races towards achieving complete schooling, it seems to have hit a road block this year as 1.6 lakh students have dropped out of the school. Shockingly, this is 741 per cent of increase in dropout rate compared to the last year.In 2012-13, ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Verizon Criticizes Find Me 9-1-1 Report (7/28/14)

In comments with the FCC, Verizon Wireless said the Find Me Coalition has made “alarmist allegations about current E9-1-1 performance” and said it is working in good faith with stakeholders and public-safety groups to find consensus to the issue of 9-1-1 ... [Published MissionCritical Communications - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Emergency operations centre set up at CM House to eliminate polio

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has established an Emergency Operations Centre at the Chief Minister’s House to provide a strong platform for the eradication of polio in the province. The centre will comprise representatives of the WHO ... [Published Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Obama Continues National Emergency for Liberia, Taylor-Era

Monrovia - U.S. President Barack Obama has declared a national emergency with respect to the former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706). The Executive Order 13348, fortifies ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

TENS OF THOUSANDS AFFECTED BY ASUNCION FLOODS

Nearly 90,000 people on a population of 220,000 were left homeless in Paraguay’s capital Asuncion, in dire need of assistance due to the wide flooding that hit various regions of the nation.Both the National emergency secretariat (SEN), which is coordinating ... [Published Misna - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Placing High Concentration on Medical Practitioners

The number of Ebola-related deaths and victims throughout the counties of Liberia continues to swear day-by-day, as the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of health and Social Welfare and partners continue to exert efforts against the deadly ... [Published The NewDawn - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Missing solidarity

Monday, July 28, 2014From Print EditionMuslims in many places of the world are suffering; from the onslaught of the Israelis in Gaza to the negligence of the Pakistani state inside and outside Bannu IDP camps. But while in many parts of the Middle East ... [Published The News International - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia President declares Ebola outbreak a national emergency

Copyright : APALiberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has declared the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country a national emergency.The Liberian leader made the declaration Saturday in her message to mark the country’s 167th Independence Anniversary ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: It’s not a crisis; it’s a national emergency

‘Dear Colleagues,” Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., wrote to his fellow senators, “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic.”That should grab them. It grabbed me.Sessions continued, quoting from a ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Jul 27 2014]

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Sirleaf, who has led the nation since January 2006 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011, appealed to the public to "cooperate by refraining from harming or rejecting health workers and citizens' representatives who are only trying to save lives and protect citizens." She said the next meeting of the task force is scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon
"There have been cases where these kids were asked to stay back home to take care of the younger ones. There were also shocking case studies like students sent as child labourers or bonded labourers by their parents. There also has been a trend in areas in northern Karnataka where people migrate during most part of the year in search of jobs, the children too accompanied the families thereby leaving the schools, " Ratnakar told Srinivas in his reply in the Legislative council recently...
...leader urged Liberians to go across borders and join their brothers and sisters of neighboring countries affected by the virus; pointing out "the hallmark and success of any nation is not in the social and economic infrastructures polices and laws, but it is the love we have for our country and others."
States the order: "Although Liberia has made significant advances to promote democracy, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone convicted Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity, the actions and policies of Charles Taylor and others have left a legacy of destruction that still challenge Liberia's transformation and recovery. "

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Ebola strikes air traveler, American relief wor... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 1 hour ago]
Your views - RAMSI draw down strategy [Published Pacific Islands News Association - 1 hour ago]
Liberia closes border, restricts movements to f... [Published Wire Update - 2 hours ago]
TWC receives $5 million in National Emergency G... [Published Lewisville Leader - 2 hours ago]
This academic year, 1.6 lakh children dropped o... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Verizon Criticizes Find Me 9-1-1 Report (7/28/14) [Published MissionCritical Communications - 6 hours ago]
Emergency operations centre set up at CM House ... [Published Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
Senate Panel OKs 1 Percent Pay Raise for Troops... [Published Government Executive - 7 hours ago]
Nigeria places 59 people under Ebola surveillance [Published Times Live South Africa - 8 hours ago]
Obama Continues National Emergency for Liberia,... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
The Mass Psychology Of Decline [Published Market Oracle - 8 hours ago]
Ebola Kills Dr. Brisbane, Finance Official [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
Obama Should Enforce Immigration Laws [Published NewsMax.com - 10 hours ago]
Obama Continues National Emergency for Liberia,... [Published Individual.com - 11 hours ago]
Liberia shuts most borders in response to Ebola... [Published UPI - 11 hours ago]
25 Recent Events in Ukraine the U.S. Wants You ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 12 hours ago]
TENS OF THOUSANDS AFFECTED BY ASUNCION FLOODS [Published Misna - 12 hours ago]
Is The Nigerian Police This Rotten? 1 Emmanuel ... [Published Modern Ghana - 13 hours ago]
Liberia: After the 'Unthinkable', Sirleaf Decla... [Published AllAfrica.com - 17 hours ago]
Placing High Concentration on Medical Practitio... [Published The NewDawn - 17 hours ago]
Patrick Oliver Sawyer’s Ebola death a teachable... [Published Liberian Dialogue - 21 hours ago]
New Guard station lifts military's profile [Published Beaufort Gazette - 22 hours ago]
Missing solidarity [Published The News International - 22 hours ago]
True Service [Published CFA Connect - 23 hours ago]
President Obama Sends Notice on Liberia to Cong... [Published Perspective - 23 hours ago]
Energy Department eyes regional gas reserves fo... [Published Washington Times - Jul 28 2014]
Special Statement by the President [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
Ebola in Liberia: President closes most border ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
OPINION: It’s not a crisis; it’s a national eme... [Published Daily News-Sun - Jul 27 2014]
Liberia: Sirleaf Announces Tough New Measures A... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 27 2014]
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Ebola in Liberia: President closes most border ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 27 2014]
Via allAfrica.com, a Liberian government document issued today: Special Statement by the President. The full statement, with my bolding:Special Statement by the Chair of the National Task Force on Ebola, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following the ...
The Crazy New ‘Sponge’ That Can Generate Steam ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 27 2014]
Researchers at MIT say their new material can convert a whopping 85 percent of solar energy into steam. CREDIT: MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled a new material this week that provides a highly efficient way to ...
Gov. Perry to Secure Border without Federal Mon... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
Governor Rick Perry is asking President Barack Obama to foot the bill for Texas National Guard operations on the U.S.-Mexico border. But Perry will go it alone if Obama says no, funding the entire operation out of Texas coffers. Perry has deployed ...
occupied Palestinian territory: After 17 days, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: occupied Palestinian territory By Raefah Makki in Beirut The situation in the Gaza Strip continues to be extremely challenging for civilians and aid workers who have not ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: UNICEF update, July 21 [Published H5N1 - Jul 23 2014]
Via ReliefWeb: UNICEF-Sierra Leone Ebola Virus Disease: Weekly update of 21st July 2014. It sounds as if UNICEF is doing some of the communications training I was ranting about a couple of posts down. But look at their funding gap. Click through to download ...
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