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Year after Lebanon blast, children still in distress: UN

The New Arab 03 Aug 2021
A year after a monster explosion at Beirut's port, one in three families in Lebanon have children still showing signs of trauma, the UN said on Tuesday ... A UNICEF survey in July found that almost all families that requested assistance in the wake of the Beirut port blast still need help, especially cash and food assistance, the agency said.

Post-blast, Beirut's LGBTQ+ community beset by homelessness

The New Arab 03 Aug 2021
Oxfam found that 70 percent of the people it surveyed lost jobs since the port explosion, and nearly half had relied on family support and humanitarian aid to make ends meet ... 73% of survey respondents said their mental health wellbeing had worsened over the last 12 months.

She's wild about conserving sharks and rays

Straits Times 03 Aug 2021
In 2017, she initiated an independent project with a friend to survey the sharks and rays found at Singapore��s fishery ports. After three years of the same surveys at the same fishery ports, she gained a deep interest in blackspot sharks and blue-spotted maskrays or stingrays.

“They Killed Us from the Inside”

Human Rights Watch 03 Aug 2021
... and was estimated to weigh up to 160 tonnes—from Beirut’s port to Jordan.[52] Experts have noted, however, that the Rhosus was not a “roll-on/roll-off ship,” and would not have usually been used to transport vehicles.[53] Additionally, the ship was already at capacity.[54].

Family whose home was struck by tornado expresses gratitude for community support

Huron Daily Tribune 02 Aug 2021
John Kress had come up to Port Austin June 26 to remodel his summer home. Kress, with some help from his family, put in the last piece of carpeting before heading back to his home in Clarkston ... The next day, Kress returned to Port Austin with his wife and daughter to survey the damage. His house was destroyed ... .

Lebanese children's needs remain acute 1 year after Beirut Port blast: UNICEF 03 Aug 2021
... in a survey ... Four in 10 households said their water supply system was affected by the explosions, and about a quarter of those families said this is still the case, according to the survey, whose results were released on the eve of the first anniversary of the Beirut Port blast.

South African port operations get back to normal eight days after cyber attack

Splash24/7 30 Jul 2021
Transnet, South Africa’s main port operator, has got operations back up after being ... Of 351 container ports recently surveyed from around the world by the World Bank, in association with IHS Markit, South Africa fared very poorly.

South African ports chaos sees ships start to reroute

Splash24/7 28 Jul 2021
Ships are backing up along the coastline of South Africa, a nation hit by severe civil unrest and a cyber attack on its main port operator this month, plunging ports into repeated chaos ... Of 351 container ports recently surveyed from around the world by the World Bank, in association with IHS Markit, South Africa fared very poorly.


Reliefweb 28 Jul 2021
Districts of Karene, Bombali, Tonkolili and Port Loko ... A survey on the functionality of water-supply systems equipped with manual hand pumps (boreholes and hand dug wells), conducted in late 2010 by Inter Aide and covering more than a third of the country, showed that only 34 % provide water continuously throughout the year.

Our View: Riders, taxpayers both can back better busing

Duluth News Tribune 27 Jul 2021
The sight of an empty city bus or one with only a handful of riders can be galling to Twin Ports taxpayers ... Over about the past year — and following an earful of a 2017 survey of transit users — Twin Ports transportation officials have gone about doing something to resolve both.

North American Jews Rejected By the Left for Not Bashing Israel

The Epoch Times 27 Jul 2021
But most Jews—82 percent according to a Pew survey—feel some attachment to Israel, which they see as the homeland of Jews and the port of last resort when genocide for Jews ...

ERMA FIRST Acquires World's Smallest Ballast Water Treatment System

The Maritime Executive 27 Jul 2021
Geological Survey, the system can be installed in larger vessels’ aftpeak tanks ... Seawater is automatically treated by applying and mixing the bulk chemicals in-tank, allowing users to treat on their own schedules, avoiding busy in-port times ... Geological Survey (USGS) ...

CSSC Lays Keel for Drone-Carrying Autonomous Research Vessel

The Maritime Executive 26 Jul 2021
The ship will be equipped for autonomous navigation, with human pilots to take her in and out of port. The objective is to send it on marine survey missions without personnel on board ... "The power system, propulsion system, intelligent system, and survey operation support system it ...

Confirmed Covid-19 cases surpass 1 million: NCOC

The Wire 24 Jul 2021
ISLAMABAD. Confirmed coronavirus cases surged past 1 million after Pakistan registered 1,841 new infections over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center said Saturday ... According to a recently conducted survey in Karachi, almost 100 percent of new Covid-19 cases being detected in the port city are of the Delta variant infection ... .

Pakistan's confirmed COVID-19 cases cross 1-mln mark

Sina 23 Jul 2021
It was the first time when the country reported less than 2,000 new cases in a day after almost one week's time, the NCOC's data showed ... According to a recently conducted survey in the southern port city of Karachi, almost 100 percent of new COVID-19 cases being detected in the city are of the Delta variant infection ... .

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