Daily Archives: March 13, 2020

UnionPay International lance au Pakistan un portefeuille mobile offrant un service de paiement sans contact et par code QR

KARACHI, Pakistan, 12 mars 2020 /PRNewswire/ — UnionPay International (UPI) a annoncé aujourd’hui la mise en œuvre du produit de paiement mobile de Huawei Pay au Pakistan en partenariat avec Huawei et la National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), l’une des plus grandes banques commerciales du Pakistan. Ce nouveau service permet aux utilisateurs locaux de téléphones Huawei/Honor […]

Many Mozambicans still struggling to get back on their feet, one year after cyclone

Many of the people who lost everything when Cyclone Idai swept through central Mozambique a year ago, continue to face devastating hardship, the UN food relief agency said on Friday.While emergency assistance kickstarted the recovery of 1.8 million aff…

Joining the dots: How AI and drones are transforming emergencies

In New York in 1997 Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer, made headlines after beating the then world chess champion Garry Kasparov — to whom it had lost a year earlier.The computer’s victory fuelled heated debates about ethics and human limits, but als…

. One year after Cyclone Idai, tens of thousands of people still homeless

One year after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, tens of thousands of people are still trapped in appalling conditions with inadequate shelter or sanitation, Amnesty International said today.A year after Cyclone Idai tor…

One year after Cyclone Idai, 2.5 million people in Mozambique remain in need of humanitarian assistance

BEIRA, Mozambique/NEW YORK – One year after Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique and set off a series of unprecedented climate-related disasters, 2.5 million people, almost half of them children, remain in need of humanitarian assistance. More than…

Coronavirus cash, a conflict without end, and a Khartoum whodunnit: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radarCoughing up the cashOne patient in a camp in Iraq was feared to have Covid-19, but tested negative. That was a false alarm, but the international …