• Big Heart Foundation Facilitates Healthcare Capacities For Refugees Amid COVID!9

    Big Heart Foundation Facilitates Healthcare Capacities For Refugees Amid COVID19

    TBHF’s international partners receive US$100,000 each to boost healthcare capacities for refugees and IDPs in Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Bangladesh and Kenya July 19th, 2020, Sharjah (UAE): Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has announced the allocation of US$500,000 to boost healthcare capacities in sites hosting refugee...
  • Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

    Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer

    July 16th, 2020, Beijing (China): A news report by China.org.cn on Governments should create incentives for ICT development: GSMA Chief Strategy Officer. Governments should create a pro-investment and pro-innovation environment to drive information and communications technology (ICT) development in the digital era, said the GSMA’s Chief Strategy Officer, Laxmi Akkaraju. The GSMA...
  • Focusing Africa

    Focusing Africa

    If there is anything the current COVID19 pandemic has underscored is the need to protect vulnerable groups in our society and in every sphere of life, including health, economics as well as social well-being. Awareness and advocacy are the first and most fundamental steps that need to be taken...
  • Effects And Impact of COVID19 on Civil Society Organizations

    The COVID19 pandemic has changed the way we see issues, conflict and emergencies. As it disrupts and wreaks a havoc on health and healthcare systems, education, businesses, economies and life itself indiscriminately, we are actually left with no choice but to take it head on. Needless to say, the...
  • Enabling Return To New Normal Through Tech

    Enabling Return To New Normal Through Tech

    June 7th, 2020, Dubai (UAE): WRLD3D and SMARTCITTI, two leading innovators in the 3D digital visualisation and smart workplace solutions space, have joined forces to launch the social distancing navigation app – SafeDistance.  The app has been specifically designed to meet the needs of people re-entering places of work...
  • Coronavirus blues: How to reassure your child

    Coronavirus blues: How to reassure your child

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  • First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Rohingya refugee camp: Fortify Rights

    First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Rohingya refugee camp: Fortify Rights

    May 18th, 2020, Bangkok (Thailand): The Government of Bangladesh should utilize existing quarantine facilities for Rohingya refugees potentially exposed to COVID-19 and suspend its use of Bhasan Char island for refugees, said Fortify Rights on May 15th, 2020. Bangladesh authorities confirmed yesterday the first case of COVID-19 in the Rohingya...
  • Amazon Under Threat

    Amazon Under Threat

    Illegal loggers are using the lack of law enforcement under the Covid-19 pandemic to move into indigenous territories in the Amazon. Andre Karipuna, leader of the Karipuna tribe, is receiving regular death threats for trying to highlight the plight of his people. Not only is the situation devastating the tribes’ resources...
  • New Google data reveals Coronavirus impact in GCC

    New Google data reveals Coronavirus impact in GCC

    Most substantial effects in the transit and retail segments, with -60% and -53.2% reductions. Bahrain experienced the least reduction, followed by Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.   April 29th, 2020, Manama (Bahrain): New data published by search engine Google has revealed how the Coronavirus outbreak is impacting...