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ONE reacts to the EU global response to COVID-19
ONE reacts to the EU global response to COVID-19
4/9/2020 10:11:22 AM
The EU released a global response package to support partner countries in their efforts to address COVID-19. The financial package amounts to €15.6 billion from existing external action resources, with 31% of geographically earmarked funds allocated to Africa.
General Motors Statement on Ventilator Contract with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
General Motors Statement on Ventilator Contract with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
4/8/2020 4:53:24 PM
GM and Ventec Life Systems are working with speed and urgency to arm front-line medical professionals with the critical care ventilators they need to treat seriously ill patients.
National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Black Enterprise Founder Earl Graves
National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Black Enterprise Founder Earl Graves
4/8/2020 2:58:23 PM
  National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said the world of Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs has lost its greatest champion with the passing of Black Enterprise Founder Earl G.
HHS to Provide Millions of TYVEK Protective Suits for U.S. Healthcare Workers
HHS to Provide Millions of TYVEK Protective Suits for U.S. Healthcare Workers
4/8/2020 2:00:40 PM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced an agreement with DuPont to expedite the delivery of critical personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for frontline U.S.
FEMA’S ‘Project Airbridge’ Takes Flight With 25 UPS Charter Flights, Dedicated FEMA Distribution Center
FEMA’S ‘Project Airbridge’ Takes Flight With 25 UPS Charter Flights, Dedicated FEMA Distribution Center
4/7/2020 5:46:56 PM
• UPS managing and brokering 25 flights over the next two weeks • UPS-managed Project Airbridge flights delivering more than three million pounds of materials including masks, surgical gowns, gloves, medical swabs and thermometers in high-demand within the U.S.
HMS Audacious sets sail for her home base
HMS Audacious sets sail for her home base
4/6/2020 5:04:17 PM
HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, set sail from our Barrow-in-Furness site today.
City of Toronto enforcement officers see encouraging behaviour, some problem areas persist
City of Toronto enforcement officers see encouraging behaviour, some problem areas persist
4/6/2020 12:06:05 PM
The City of Toronto continues to respond to the COVID-19 emergency. Municipal Licensing & Standards (MLS) enforcement officers and police have been at City parks across Toronto this weekend to educate the public and enforce physical distancing and park amenity closures.
New National Emphasis Program Instructions for Respirable Crystalline Silica Published by OSHA and Protecting Workers in Puerto Rico
New National Emphasis Program Instructions for Respirable Crystalline Silica Published by OSHA and Protecting Workers in Puerto Rico
4/6/2020 10:35:37 AM
Instructions for implementing a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in general industry, maritime and construction were recently published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
U.S. Government Extends Bechtel Contract for Chemical Weapons Destruction
U.S. Government Extends Bechtel Contract for Chemical Weapons Destruction
4/2/2020 12:41:20 PM
The United States government this week formally added three years to the current Bechtel contract to destroy 2,600 tons of surplus chemical weapons stored at the U.S.
CAS Releases Open Access Dataset of Antiviral Chemical Compounds to Aid COVID-19 Discovery and Analysis
CAS Releases Open Access Dataset of Antiviral Chemical Compounds to Aid COVID-19 Discovery and Analysis
4/2/2020 12:26:56 PM
CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specializing in scientific information solutions, is partnering with research and technology organizations worldwide to tackle the complex challenges presented by COVID-19.
‘Working round the clock’ to aid Venezuelan refugees and migrants during COVID-19 pandemic: UN agencies
‘Working round the clock’ to aid Venezuelan refugees and migrants during COVID-19 pandemic: UN agencies
4/2/2020 10:24:38 AM
The deadly virus might have brought many aspects of life around the world to a standstill, but the humanitarian implications of the Venezuela crisis have not ceased, said the UN refugee agency ( UNHCR ) and the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) in a joint statement.  “Concerted action remains more necessary”, said Eduardo Stein, the joint UNHCR-IOM Special …
COVID-19 in Sudan: Life-saving Messages Reach North Darfur, South Kordofan to Halt Spread of Virus
COVID-19 in Sudan: Life-saving Messages Reach North Darfur, South Kordofan to Halt Spread of Virus
4/2/2020 10:18:13 AM
A fleet of Save the Children vehicles equipped with loudspeakers and signboards is moving through North Darfur and Kordofan in  Sudan  this week, sharing messages about handwashing, social distancing and other ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
USDA Engages Public for Input on the Agriculture Innovation Agenda
USDA Engages Public for Input on the Agriculture Innovation Agenda
4/2/2020 9:56:17 AM
To further the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) work on the  Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA), USDA announced it is seeking public and private sector input on the most important innovation opportunities to be addressed in the near and long term.
Japan supports WFP to secure nutrition for children and assist crisis-affected population in Guinea-Bissau
Japan supports WFP to secure nutrition for children and assist crisis-affected population in Guinea-Bissau
4/1/2020 5:35:40 PM
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed contributions totalling US$2.8 million from the Government of Japan to deliver lifesaving saving assistance, resilience-building support and the development of human capital in Guinea-Bissau.
FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market
FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market
4/1/2020 5:33:13 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately.
Former CIA Operative Mike Baker to Investigate Top-Secret Government Programs in New Science Channel Series
Former CIA Operative Mike Baker to Investigate Top-Secret Government Programs in New Science Channel Series
4/1/2020 12:51:23 PM
Every year, the government funds clandestine programs collectively called the black budget. But what’s exactly behind these secretive missions operating around the globe? Former CIA operative Mike Baker will dig into these mysterious programs each week in BLACK FILES DECLASSIFIED, premiering Thursday, April 2, at 10 PM ET/PT on Science Channel.
Uforia Unveils 2020 Census Anthem “Cuenta Conmigo” Featuring Los Tigres del Norte, Ana Barbara, Natanael Cano and Fuerza Regida
Uforia Unveils 2020 Census Anthem “Cuenta Conmigo” Featuring Los Tigres del Norte, Ana Barbara, Natanael Cano and Fuerza Regida
4/1/2020 12:47:42 PM
Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, today announced the release of “Cuenta Conmigo,” (Count With Me) a musical anthem featuring top Regional Mexican artists created to motivate and inspire Hispanics to participate in the 2020 U.S.
Republican governors delayed key COVID-19 social distancing measures
Republican governors delayed key COVID-19 social distancing measures
4/1/2020 12:27:35 PM
States led by Republican governors and with a significant share of Trump supporters were an average of nearly three days later than other states to enact social distancing measures related to the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new study.
Thousands Apply to Join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut
Thousands Apply to Join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut
4/1/2020 12:18:14 PM
More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars.
Coronavirus updates: tech industry resources, and how to help
Coronavirus updates: tech industry resources, and how to help
4/1/2020 6:46:34 AM
For the latest updates of government business support for tech companies and community resources, visit our Coronavirus Info Hub. This is a regularly updated blog that contains the latest updates on the Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on UK and global tech and business, including examples of how tech is supporting the fight against this virus.