August 19, 2018

People can survive without shelter and clothes

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OPINION: (Project No.14, from S.Patnaik-India) From S.Patnaik Dear United Nations & World Governments, People can survive without shelter and clothes for long period, but not possible to live a day without medicine and food (21 days).   For all living creatures in this world, midday meal is most important for their survival.   In eatery […]

Delaware doctors to provide medical aid to Caribbean island in wake of Hurricane Maria

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By Meredith Newman, The News Journal A group of Delaware doctors plan to head to the Caribbean in the coming weeks to provide medical aid in the wake of disastrous Hurricane Maria. Dr. Reynold Agard, a Newark internist and president of the Delaware Medical Relief Team, hopes more than 100 doctors, surgeons, nurses and pharmacists […]

At least 41 million people affected in floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, UN says

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By Chloe Farand From Independent UK ‘We live in a global world and there is a lot going on out there at the moment but people should know about what is happening here,’ Red Cross worker says More than 40 million people have been affected by devastating floods and landslides in South Asia, UN humanitarian […]

91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India

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Source: Xinhua NEW DELHI, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) — The floods in India’s eastern state of Bihar killed at least 91 people and affected over 9.6 million others, officials said Wednesday. According to officials, heavy rains for the past three days triggered flash floods, inundating large swathes of land in the districts north and east of […]

Nepal celebrates restoration of shrine

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Nepal Celebrates Restoration Of Historic Shrine Damaged In 2015 Earthquake By Jim Berrie From WN.com A year and a half after a colossal earthquake destroyed hundreds of treasured historic sites across this mountain nation, Nepal on Tuesday celebrated the restoration of the first major one to be rebuilt – an iconic Buddhist monument topped in […]

UN accepts blame for spreading cholera in Haiti but refuses to pay compensation

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By Caribbean360 From St Lucia News Online CARIBBEAN360 – The United Nations has finally acknowledged that it played a role in an outbreak of cholera in Haiti in 2010 that has since killed about 10,000 people and continues to sicken thousands every year. The deadly cholera epidemic began to unfold within months of the devastating […]

Newly-discovered species of parasitic wasp named after Brad Pitt

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By Enrico de Lazaro From Sci News An international team of scientists has described a previously unknown species of wasp from South Africa and has named it Conobregma bradpitti, after the American actor and producer Brad Pitt. Conobregma bradpitti belongs to a widespread group of wasps parasitizing moth and butterfly caterpillars. “These wasps lay their eggs […]

Global warming’s fingerprints are all over recent extreme weather, research shows

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Extreme weather events, from droughts to floods and heat waves, are some of the most tangible present day impacts of global warming, and they will take center stage in speeches at the upcoming Paris Climate Summit. Now a new report gives leaders pushing to reduce emissions of global warming pollution, […]

Christmas Message from Cayman Islands Governor

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Message from Her Excellency, The Governor Helen Kilpatrick, Christmas Message 2015 16 December 2015 Once again, we are approaching another wonderful Christmas season in the Cayman Islands. I am very much looking forward to sharing Christmas here with my daughter again this year, and I hope that you will also be surrounded by family and […]

FIFA to investigate arrest of BBC journalists in Qatar

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By Tim Chester From Mashable FIFA are to launch an investigation after a group of BBC journalists were arrested and detained for several days in Qatar earlier in May, while reporting on construction workers building stadiums ahead of the 2022 World Cup. Middle East correspondent Mark Lobel, a cameraman, translator and driver were part of […]