UNMISS transforms former maternity ward at Torit hospital into a COVID-19 isolation center

“As the largest United Nations presence on the ground here in Torit, we are doing all we can to support national-led COVID-19 response,” says Caroline Waudo, Head of Office, UNMISS Torit. “We are currently refurbishing the maternity ward at the Torit State Hospital which has 12 units and aim to transform it into an isolation center for COVID-19; this center will be able to treat 24 patients at a time,”…

IOM South Sudan: Weekly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 22 (23 to 31 May 2020)

WEEKLY OVERVIEW DTM continues operating 10 Flow Monitoring Points surveying travelers at selected border points and transit hubs with Uganda, DRC and CAR IOM continued to support IPC/WASH activities at 4 PoEs (Kaya, Yei Airstrip, Nimule ground crossing and Juba International Airport) out of 5 PoEs (Yei Airstrip, Kaya, Wau Airstrip, Nimule ground crossing, and Juba International Airport), within the communities in Attende, Gimunu, Marakonye and Yei town around the…

Youth in Eastern Equatoria receive UNMISS support for their COVID-19 prevention drive

As COVID-19 cases increase in South Sudan, more and more people are beginning to realize that preventing this disease as well as staying safe and healthy is a collective responsibility. In Eastern Equatoria, a youth-led organization has started a door-to-door awareness raising campaign in border towns to help sensitize local communities living in these areas on how to stay safe and healthy. “We realized that all of us have a…

The Humanitarian Hub in Malakal, South Sudan Goes Green

Juba– The Humanitarian Hub in Malakal, in the Upper Nile State of South Sudan is reducing its carbon footprint following the successful installation and now fully operational hybrid solar power plant.   Managed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the plant will generate 900MWH of power and meet 80 percent of electricity demands in the Malakal facility, a ‘humanitarian hub’ that is base for 300 humanitarian workers from 34…

REPORT: Regional Focus On The Intergovernmental Authority On Development (IGAD) Member States Of The 2020 Global Report On Food Crises

Nairobi / Djibouti: An estimated 27.6 million people across the IGAD region were classified in Crisis or worse (IPC Phase 3+) levels of acute food insecurity in 2019. This figure represents 20% of the total population facing food insecurity that required urgent action across the world. Without taking into account the effects of COVID-19, projections indicate that around 25 million people would face acute food insecurity in the region requiring…

Peace Missions Employing Operational Changes, Strict Quarantines to Tackle Covid-19 Challenges, Force Commanders in Mali, South Sudan, Golan Tell Security Council

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on United Nations peacekeeping missions worldwide, but they are rising to the challenge in ways that align with their respective mandates and the unique situations that they each face on the ground, three Force Commanders said during a 4 June videoconference meeting* of the Security Council. The interactive dialogue — on the heels of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 29 May —…

‫مجموعة هواوي أتلاس 900 المزودة بالذكاء الاصطناعي تفوز بجائزة أفضل المعروضات الوحيدة للذكاء الاصطناعي في معرض إنتروب طوكيو 2020

طوكيو، 5 حزيران/يونيو، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — منحت لجنة حكام معرض إنتروب طوكيو 2020 مجموعة هواوي أتلاس 900 التي تعمل بالذكاء الاصطناعي جائزة “أفضل المعروضات”، تقديرا لها على حوسبتها العاملة بالذكاء الاصطناعي وميزة تبديد الحرارة الفائقة. وكانت مجموعة هواوي أتلاس 900 منتج الذكاء الاصطناعي الوحيد للعام 2020 الذي يفوز بجائزة أفضل العروض في إنتروب. يعتبر الأداء الاستثنائي لأتلاس 900 محفزا لأبحاث الذكاء الاصطناعي العالمي ودافعا لتطبيقات الذكاء الاصطناعي…

‫برمجية تخزين هواوي OceanStor Dorado لجميع الفلاشات تفوز بجائزة “أفضل المعروضات” في معرض إنتروب طوكيو 2020

طوكيو، 5 حزيران/يونيو، 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — في معرض إنتروب طوكيو 2020، أكبر معرض لتقنية الاتصالات والمعلومات في اليابان، فازت برمجية هواوي OceanStor Dorado لجميع الفلاشات رسميا بالإشادة من خبراء تقنية المعلومات حين فازت بجائزة “أفضل المعروضات.” هذا المنتج، الذي يعمل على هيكلية سمارت ماتريكس، يؤسس معيارا للموثوقية إذ أنه يتحمل فشل 7 من 8 من أجهزة الرقابة والتحكم في النظام. وهو أول وحدة تخزين إنتاجية ومعاملات ذاتية التحسين في…