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"gear pederson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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05:45 min | 1 year ago

"gear pederson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Well continues after the BBC world service on John Dennison today will be on the ground in Delhi as India looks down more than a billion people because of coronavirus one of vaccine is somewhere away is a treatment likely anytime soon to develop a brand new drugs can take more than a decade so the hunt is on at the moment the old drugs that could work against corona virus in the UK prince Charles has contracted the virus what are the implications for the queen and the rest of the royal family also I will speak to a New York doctor who survived Ebola and is now on the front line in the fight against Kerry wood nineteen under British politics cat doctor on the emotional cost of not being able to say goodbye to loved ones one of the most difficult aspects of coronaviruses the city's quite radically changing the whole experience of bereavement that's all to come first the bulletin of world news ABC news hello on Gerry Smith U. S. Senate leaders and the White House have reached an agreement on a two trillion dollar stimulus bill to alleviates the economic impact to the corona virus outbreak it follows five days of intense negotiations towards a deal that would include payments of twelve hundred dollars to most American adults and aid to help small businesses pay workers Chuck Schumer the Senate democratic leader explained some of the benefits every American worker who is laid off will have their salary remunerated by the federal government so they can pay their bills and because so many of them will be furloughed rather than fired if they have benefits they continue and extremely important they stay with the company or small business and that means that company or small business can reassemble once this awful plague is over and our economy can get going quickly the Chinese provinces who bay has resumed its transport links with the rest of the country as the region where the corona virus outbreak started emerges from months of locked out Chinese television showed images of residents chairing as roadblocks came down reports from NGOs speak of long queues since gas supplies as hundreds of millions across the country and to a three week locked down Pentagon broke out within hours of the prime minister Narendra Modi's announcement last night though to sort of us Raj Kumar in Delhi told the BBC that some doctors were being asked to move out of their homes by landlords who are afraid they'll spread the virus he said it's forced the government to intervene even the daily health ministry though has agreed that you showed an immediate statement no diesel all the landlords and people were running shape does not do a big are not who she treat the doctors were going to be there C. B. as badly the Syrian opposition says corona virus testing has started in rebel held areas in the northwest Damascus has imposed a twelve hour overnight curfew and close all borders to contain the virus a day off we confirmed the first case in the war torn country but many suspects the number could be much higher the messenger reports from Beirut both the government and the opposition are trying separately to find ways to halt the spread of coronavirus although the government has said there is only one confirmed case so far the measures it has taken including a twelve hour curfew suggests the number is much higher the opposition says it has received three hundred testing kits from the World Health Organization and has started using them in into the two thousand small kids are expected to arrive later in the week meanwhile the U. N. special envoy to Syria gear Pederson has called for an immediate ceasefire to focus on combating the virus news from the BBC right here on WNYC in New York I'm Richard hake New York City hospitals and medical professionals say there are still a shortage of supplies like ventilators and masks to combat the covert nineteen outbreak officials have been asking the federal government to send items from their stockpile here's mayor bill de Blasio who says the city is starting to get some essential equipment I am pleased that there's finally a flow of real resources for New York City I mean it literally a week ago at this time we had seen essentially nothing and new York city has abruptly cancelled all cold mid nineteen testing by appointment a new pop up centers at its hospitals a day after it opened them here's WNYC's Gwen Hogan explaining the sudden reversal in a letter sent out last week New York city's health department urged healthcare providers against testing anyone who did not need hospital care for the virus that's due to a severe shortage of personal protective equipment each test taken requires fresh protective gear for workers like masks and gloves and in most cases people who get a positive test results will be sent home to self isolate and recuperate in New Jersey there are two drive through testing sites that are testing people more broadly though they reach capacity almost as soon as they open York state has looser guidelines for testing and is still operating several drive through test sites by appointment only Michael Jackson's estate is donating three hundred thousand dollars to help workers on Broadway in the music industry and other entertainment business is affected by the outbreak the estate announced today it would give one hundred thousand dollars to the organization Broadway cares equity fights aids which is set up a fund to help with the.

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"gear pederson" Discussed on UN News

UN News

04:02 min | 1 year ago

"gear pederson" Discussed on UN News

"This is the news in brief from the United Nations. An immediate ceasefire is needed in Syria. To prevent the spread of Caveat Nineteen top U N negotiator for Syria Gear. Pederson said on Tuesday in a recording made on his laptop computer to respect social distancing restrictions relating to the virus. Mr Pederson said that Syrians are acutely vulnerable. To care with nineteen have been destroyed or degraded. There is a shortage of key medical treatment and health professionals internally displaced persons and refugees as little as ten eastern other. Teas a living in conditions are especially dangerous. I have read concerns for the impact on Syrian women who are older at the forefront of existing health and community support systems. This common threat knows no boundaries. It does not discriminate. It does not care that you live in areas controlled by the Syrian government or other areas. It endangers all Syrians the UN invoice statement follows UN Secretary General Antonio Gutierrez says appeal on Monday for a global ceasefire in a bid to focus on a common enemy. The new corona virus the UN envoy also reiterated his willingness to work with all warring parties to ensure that the truce holes while also appealing for the large-scale release of detainees and abductees and immediate access for humanitarian organisations to all detention facilities. The development comes as the World Health Organization reported more than three hundred thirty five thousand confirmed cases of nineteen and over fourteen and a half thousand fatalities staying with the virus. You and transport experts have warned that uncoordinated border control measures taken to stop transmission risks causing huge delays in delivering vital food medicine and fuel to many countries. John Rodriguez from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Or you an EC- said that the Patchwork of measures is making it increasingly difficult to keep road. Transport supply chains open. What we're saying. Is that a huge amount of countries have imposed transport restrictions both will passengers at the goods over the last weeks and well some of those. All perfectly understandable in order to protect the population and to limit the spread of the virus. What we're saying is that they should be limited to the maximum extent possible to allow for the normal flow of goods especially for good which absolutely indispensable like food and medical supplies to help transport operators and help keep supply chains working as smoothly as possible. You an EC- has launched an online cove nineteen border crossings observatory. It provides up to date information on border crossing restrictions worldwide in conjunction with national customs focal points the International Road Transport Union the Transport Sector and the European Commission finally to Geneva head of the UN. There has called for greater international cooperation to combat the corona virus threat speaking from the panacea. You're in the Swiss city Tatiana via insisted that the pandemic has shown us that without global togetherness we cannot fight corona virus or any other global challenges. Mrs Valla via also said that code nine thousand nine was even more urgent and the Climate Crisis. It shows that what can happen not in five years or ten years but tomorrow even not working together. I think one of the lessons of all the crisis is that we do have multilateral institutions but sometimes who do not provide them with enough possibility to find the response. And I think that's exactly the listen or this situation as well. We have to listen. More to our multilateral institutions will have to have more multilateral response because national responses unfortunately in this global world are no longer effective responding to concerns that self interest and xenophobia have characterized responsive some countries to the pandemic. The senior official insisted that key values mattered most not least respect for human rights solidarity and fighting nationalism and populism Daniel Johnson UN news..

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UN chief calls for immediate 'global ceasefire' to fight coronavirus

UN News

00:59 min | 1 year ago

UN chief calls for immediate 'global ceasefire' to fight coronavirus

"An immediate ceasefire is needed in Syria. To prevent the spread of Caveat Nineteen top U N negotiator for Syria Gear. Pederson said on Tuesday in a recording made on his laptop computer to respect social distancing restrictions relating to the virus. Mr Pederson said that Syrians are acutely vulnerable. To care with nineteen have been destroyed or degraded. There is a shortage of key medical treatment and health professionals internally displaced persons and refugees as little as ten eastern other. Teas a living in conditions are especially dangerous. I have read concerns for the impact on Syrian women who are older at the forefront of existing health and community support systems. This common threat knows no boundaries. It does not discriminate. It does not care that you live in areas controlled by the Syrian government or other areas. It endangers all

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"gear pederson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

12:12 min | 2 years ago

"gear pederson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Welcome to weekend from the BBC World Service. I'm pull Henley coming up later on this hour of the program. We'll hear from Romania's mountainous region of Transylvania where environmentalists trying to find new ways to help farmers. Coexist peacefully with wolves and bears north Melissa body up here when they brought me the dogs. I couldn't understand why unlike all the other dogs. They don't bark all the time. What's special about these? If they choose to be aggressive. They only bulk when wolves embezzler around then they go out and confronts. That's coming up later. Now. This wouldn't be weakened without the presence of two guests to give their personal perspectives on the news and issues we discussed today, I'm joined by Lance price, British writer broadcast and political commentator and by Jane Kinman specialist in the Middle East and head of programs for the elders and independent group of global leaders working for peace, Justice and human rights. Welcome both Lance you've been a political adviser and recently, nearly a politician didn't do you approach and. I consider the possibility of getting involved in the European elections that are coming out. But I think my full tight Copenhagen and trying to make some sense out of what's going on in politics, which means it has felt for the past two or three years if I've come into students like this one talked about nothing other than Brexit. And most of the time saying that nothing very much has changed nine before the days of Brexit. And before the days of Tony Blair, even you were a journalist. Yes. And I still think of us journalist by trade, actually, I for this fine institution. The BBC of many many years in different capacities around Britain and around around the world, and then I was lured into politics by the election of Tony Barras, prime minister in the UK nineteen Ninety-seven makes a groom does something wasn't respectable respectful into quite a big change, of course, because it's a bit like specific better BBC, journalists losing your virginity. You can't get it back again. And so there Auster I have been commentating from sort of left of center left perspective Jane eve, worked as an economic forecaster political risk analyst, a music journalist and poet which best the probably the poetry. But it certainly the lease well paid so you actually worked as opposed to make money out of poetry. Was that published a book published in various magazines, but said the money that comes out for threes is usually pretty slim impressive in my books. That's what kind of poetry. Do. You write known rhyming surreal, be useful poems trying to find something magical win everyday life. And you still do sometimes time. All right. Do do you find inspiration in your professional work in politics and Middle Eastern affairs for poetry. It's interesting in the Middle East, especially the Arab world poetry is massively respected. There's actually a version of pope idol of the millions ports in the Middle East where the winner is not a bad singer. But an amazing poet as people love to talk to you in which poetry, and because I guess I'm interested in trying to understand different points of view in different places. I think there is something in Coleman between politics, and and empathizing with people and poetry and the kind of weird understanding that comes through that Jenkin want and last plans price our guests here on weekend. Let's begin in Syria because heavy fighting between government and opposition forces in the northwestern Syrian province of illiberal reportedly killed and injured dozens of civilians last week, the UN secretary General Antonio, Gutierrez, urged all parties in the conflict to return to a truce covering up position held pods of Aleppo and ham. Provinces that truce was agreed last year. Marwa our is a Representative of the World Food Program based in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Now, we've got a wave of displaced people. Now, I believe the number has gone up to one hundred eighty thousand people who've left their homes from northern hammer and southern it live and they've moved up towards the camps in the north of eight lip and what some of the sleeping out in the open up until two evenings ago. Yes, that was the case these were the families who are unable to provide transportation for themselves either because he could not afford it or they had no cars, and as a result they were left stranded in the middle of the all of trees fields, however up until two evenings ago, we were able to actually reach all of them and provide them with food assistance and our partners from other agencies were able to give them tents as well. So. So as of now, everyone is sleeping has a attend over their heads. However in terms of their transportation to the camps. This is still an ongoing issue who are these people and why they so desperate to get out of the area affected with violence. They are the families that or the people who were living in the areas that got shelled and bombarded in the past two weeks their families who've lived in north Hemmer. In fact, we know that this part of the geography of Syria. No longer really has residents in it because everyone is cleared from that area, and they're still ongoing esscalation there as well. As families from the south of illiberal. Well, they've moved up to the camps the figures in Syria the moment of shocking seventy five percent of the population living in extreme poverty. A lot of hunger to there is a lot of poverty. Seventy five percent of the population is living in extreme poverty. And six point five million are extremely food insecure. By that we mean, they cannot guaranteed their next meal. We know that there is a larger number of people around twelve million people who cannot survive without humanitarian aid, and that includes food from the World Food Program that they desperately need to survive as well as shelter and medical assistance that other you on organizations are providing and this is the result of a crisis. That's been taking place for so long. This is what we're already in our ninth year and people's resources have been increasingly depleted. We know that people who are extremely poor living in extreme poverty. They not only cannot provide for themselves in terms of covering their food needs. But they're not sending their children to school, and they're not living in a place that they call home. They're just constantly in this. Perennial motive displacement. So the mood is extremely desperate in Syria, and we really want our donors to recognize that the majority of the Syrian population. No longer needs a box of food only. But the also want an investment in their future and an investment in the future of their children. I need peace in a truce had covered it live hammer and Aleppo is that any sign that competence. Willing to recommit to that. Well, we are calling on all the parties of the conflict to lessen that conflict and to give respect and a period of peace to allow for the continuation of aid deliveries. However, this is something that is much larger than the work and the scope of the humanitarian organizations on the ground in Syria. But what we can do is give a very rich and vivid picture of the suffering that takes place on the ground Malwa. Our she's from the World Food Program in Damascus. Jane is a certain international numbness to civilian suffering in Syria. Now, isn't it Syria is still the deadliest place in the world to be a civilian, but you wouldn't necessarily know it from headlines in a certain amount of fatigue in the waste with this conflicts but nine years in that's right? But there is still huge attention paid in the region and much of it lips future is really going to. Depend on the actions after taken no by Russia and Turkey in particular. And also, do you think the United Nations has sort of settled back a little in Syria and accepted that it's more of a regional, not global conflict, less international. Now, the UN has a new peace envoy to Syria who started in December gear Pederson and he spends a lot of his time shuttling between the regional capitals. And also to more school trying to find a way to work with those Perez who are the most active on the ground. What do you make of the latest violence in Syria lands? What is an appalling situation? I was lucky enough to visit that area before the war started. And and today it's part of the world full of beautiful suffered terribly over the past nine years. I think it's just a little depressing that in the west we've sort of taken our I'll the situation that we've started to forget about the civilians. We have a little bit of comfort for. Teague? There's only so many complicated international conflicts that we can get our heads around and follow in detail and attention, I suppose shifted to certain extent to Yemen. But it's still an ongoing crisis. From in terms of British public opinion, we sort of feel that we don't have a team on the ground into sort of cheapen the allergy by talking about it in those terms. But as being in Syria was the first massive international conflicts, where the wasn't or soon broke down as multilateral attempt to deal with it whereby the great paths around the world said, we've got this this isn't acceptable. And it's been allowed to go on often through proxy fighters and the west Britain Europe, the United States have stood back from it for variety of reasons. Historical reasons as well as the complexities of the situations stands at the moment, but for the civilians, the families the kids there, it's as real crisis. It has been from day one and most western governments. Jane, just accepted that the Syrian president will win essentially they have most of them are still wedded to saying the Assad must go. Even the US envoy to Syria recently said we don't want regime change in Syria. What we want is behavior change, which is a very important statement. Because part of the problem is the western commitment to regime change in Syria. Encourage the regime's backers in Iran and Russia to fight to the death for it. The western countries weren't willing to go over that way. So small wonder if many civilians in Syria, no feel quite I'm t- western and fill that they were betrayed because it leads Iran and Russia to fight much harder. But in the end to be fighting against the Syrian people in causing huge numbers of civilian deaths. Thank you. You're listening to weekend from the BBC World Service. It's forty four minutes past the hour in the Philippines. Controversial president Rodrigo. Tetteh is halfway through his six-year term in office. Tomorrow Filipinos will be voting in mid term elections that are widely perceived as a referendum on the record of Mr. Tetteh administration. Indeed, his personal record. He will be hoping to keep control of the Philippine congress and to minimize any opposition gains in the Senate. President details daughter Sara is managing the electoral campaign of some of fathers, loyal supporters. That's proving controversial in itself. Correspondent in the Philippines is. How Johnson Hello Howard's? You might need to reiterate why use the vote the word controversial in connection with Rodrico Teti..

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"gear pederson" Discussed on UN News

UN News

03:05 min | 2 years ago

"gear pederson" Discussed on UN News

"This is the news in brief from the United Nations clashes have reportedly further intensified in southern parts of the Libyan capital with fighting in the past twenty four hours the heaviest since hostilities began in and around Tripoli, according to humanitarian partners in the country families who've become stranded and conflict terriers, not only fear for their safety. But also starting to run out of supplies said UN spokespersons defenders your eek briefing reporters on Thursday. He said that emergency service providers are operating with great personal risk with three medical staff reportedly killed and four first responders reportedly injured the World Health Organization w eight show has deployed emergency medical teams to help hospitals coat with the casualties and support surgical staff in collaboration with the country's ministry of health. Here's defenders your week WHO plans to deploy digital emergency teams and supply to support first line responders in his activated contingency stocks, which were strategically pre-position before the fighting began the agencies also working with partners to support the medical need. Ads of the displaced and migrants, according to the humanitarian affairs coordination office ocher, multiple civilian shelters have been set up in various areas of Tripoli, but at least two already been evacuated due to intensifying fighting the UN continues to call for an immediate humanitarian truce to allow access for emergency services and the phone free passage of civilians away from conflict areas the UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria. It would Callan has called on the government of Nigeria to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to ten thousand women men and children who were forced to relocate to my degree the capital of Borno state from town forty kilometers away, the civilians were ordered to leave their homes in Jakarta town in the middle of Monday night by the Nigerian military without any prior warning. According to the military this billions have been relocated to the because e camp for internally displaced people for security reasons ahead of plant operations in the area. The entire town of Jakarta was emptied and people were forced to move to my degree with very little time to collect personal belongings. Mr callan. Some had arrived without even the shoes on feet. He added. He said the UN was urging the government to urgently provide safety shelter, food, water and medical care to the displaced civilians. In addition to information about when they will be allowed to return home. And finally an update on Syria amid reports of intensifying clashes and increased civilian casualties. The UN's newly-appointed humanitarian adviser for the country called for an immediate de-escalation of the ongoing violence on Thursday, nudge, Rushdie took office as the senior humanitarian adviser to the UN special envoy for Syria. Gear Pederson only last month in her first media briefing in Geneva. She said immediate action was required in order to facilitate access for humanitarian aid and offer protection to civilians the conflict in series now in its ninth year and massive humanitarian needs persists. She told journalists while noting that active conflict continues in some areas as does the risk of further escalation in it live with potentially catastrophic humanitarian consequences, MS Rosty stressed at the UN needs around twenty seven million dollars to. Stain the humanitarian response for the next several months. Matt wells United Nations.

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News in Brief 11 April 2019

UN News

03:05 min | 2 years ago

News in Brief 11 April 2019

"This is the news in brief from the United Nations clashes have reportedly further intensified in southern parts of the Libyan capital with fighting in the past twenty four hours the heaviest since hostilities began in and around Tripoli, according to humanitarian partners in the country families who've become stranded and conflict terriers, not only fear for their safety. But also starting to run out of supplies said UN spokespersons defenders your eek briefing reporters on Thursday. He said that emergency service providers are operating with great personal risk with three medical staff reportedly killed and four first responders reportedly injured the World Health Organization w eight show has deployed emergency medical teams to help hospitals coat with the casualties and support surgical staff in collaboration with the country's ministry of health. Here's defenders your week WHO plans to deploy digital emergency teams and supply to support first line responders in his activated contingency stocks, which were strategically pre-position before the fighting began the agencies also working with partners to support the medical need. Ads of the displaced and migrants, according to the humanitarian affairs coordination office ocher, multiple civilian shelters have been set up in various areas of Tripoli, but at least two already been evacuated due to intensifying fighting the UN continues to call for an immediate humanitarian truce to allow access for emergency services and the phone free passage of civilians away from conflict areas the UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria. It would Callan has called on the government of Nigeria to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to ten thousand women men and children who were forced to relocate to my degree the capital of Borno state from town forty kilometers away, the civilians were ordered to leave their homes in Jakarta town in the middle of Monday night by the Nigerian military without any prior warning. According to the military this billions have been relocated to the because e camp for internally displaced people for security reasons ahead of plant operations in the area. The entire town of Jakarta was emptied and people were forced to move to my degree with very little time to collect personal belongings. Mr callan. Some had arrived without even the shoes on feet. He added. He said the UN was urging the government to urgently provide safety shelter, food, water and medical care to the displaced civilians. In addition to information about when they will be allowed to return home. And finally an update on Syria amid reports of intensifying clashes and increased civilian casualties. The UN's newly-appointed humanitarian adviser for the country called for an immediate de-escalation of the ongoing violence on Thursday, nudge, Rushdie took office as the senior humanitarian adviser to the UN special envoy for Syria. Gear Pederson only last month in her first media briefing in Geneva. She said immediate action was required in order to facilitate access for humanitarian aid and offer protection to civilians the conflict in series now in its ninth year and massive humanitarian needs persists. She told journalists while noting that active conflict continues in some areas as does the risk of further escalation in it live with potentially catastrophic humanitarian consequences, MS Rosty stressed at the UN needs around twenty seven million dollars to. Stain the humanitarian response for the next several months. Matt wells United Nations.

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