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ROME, 28 November 2014 / PRN Africa / -- 1. WFP Ebola response update To date in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, WFP distributed 21.000 mt of food to 1.6 million people since the end of August 2014. The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), managed by WFP, so far transported 2.771 responders with two planes and one helicopter in operation. UNHAS also transported 26.320 m3 of cargo since September 2014. WFP and the Mali Red Cross are partnering to deliver food to 336 people currently under observation (contact cases) in Bamako. WFP has trained Mali Red Cross volunteers on standard operating procedures. Distribution is due to begin Friday, November 28. WFP has pre-positioned enough contingency stocks in Bamako to feed 10.000 people over a three-month period in case they are required to respond to the Ebola emergency. In addition, 100 family ration kits have been prepared and are ready to be distributed. WFP is meeting regularly with MSF Spain, which is responsible for the official Ebola treatment centre in Bamako, to discuss plans for WFP to provide hot meals to patients and staff at the medical centre if the situation deteriorates. Currently, there are only two patients at the centre and their food is being provided by the hospital. 2. Funding WFP's Emergency Operation has a total requirement of USD126 million. It is 78% funded. For its Special Logistics Operation providing common humanitarian services, WFP has a funding requirement of USD87 million. So far, USD57.6 million (66%) have been received.
DataSphere Ranked Number 71 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™ Attributes 1857% Percent Revenue Growth to leadership in mobile marketing BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSphere Technologies today announced it ranked 71 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. DataSphere grew 1857 percent during this period. "We're delighted that our focus on making mobile marketing accessible to local businesses has been recognized with this award," DataSphere's chief executive officer, Satbir Khanuja stated. "Smartphones are already the most popular way for consumers to access the Internet and this trend will continue. The need for a simple, affordable and effective way for local businesses to deal with this change and harness it to their advantage will only increase." DataSphere previously ranked 83rd as a Technology Fast 500™ award winner for 2012 and 127th in 2013. About DataSphere DataSphere is one of the fastest-growing mobile marketing companies in the United States. The company has created a next generation mobile marketing platform that provides local businesses with a simple, affordable and effective way to achieve excellent results as smartphones become the most important way to reach nearby consumers. About Deloitte's 2014 Technology Fast 500™Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies…
LONDRES, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Se trata de la nueva campaña lanzada hoy por visitlondon.com para encontrar al Invitado de Honor de Londres. Un único participante que vivirá las más asombrosas y exclusivas experiencias que jamás haya imaginado. Asistir a un espectáculo del West End de la mano de la cantante Jessie J., visitar el Museo de Ciencias con el Profesor Stephen Hawking, visitar la Royal Opera House con Plácido Domingo, tomar el té de la tarde con el actor de Downton Abbey, Jim Carter, en el estadio de cricket Lord's, disfrutar de un menú de seis platos elaborado por la estrella Michelin Jason Atherton, son algunas de la muchas experiencias que se podrán vivir en dos semanas en Londres. Los participantes, antes del 9 de diciembre, deberán enviar un vídeo corto o imagen así como un texto que en 70 palabras describa "su día perfecto en Londres". La participación será vía http://www.visitlondon.com/guest y el ganador será invitado a Londres en febrero de 2015 con un acompañante de su elección. Visitlondon.com, la guía turística oficial de la ciudad de Londres, en colaboración con la campaña GREAT Britain, ha lanzado un concurso internacional para encontrar al "Invitado Oficial de Honor de Londres", que tendrá la oportunidad, por una vez en su vida, de experimentar Londres como nunca antes nadie lo había hecho. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141112/714721 ) Con el fin de convertirse en el "El Invitado Oficial de Honor de Londres", los participantes deben entrar en Visitlondon.com y subir un vídeo corto o imagen y en 70 palabras describir "su día perfecto en Londres". La fecha límite es el 9 de diciembre de 2014 y el concurso está abierto a los mayores de 18 años. Los términos y condiciones están disponibles en la web de visitlondon.com. Los Momentos Mágicos incluyen: Conocer el…

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