The State of Qatar organized a high-level round table on the protection of major sporting events and the use of sports' values for the prevention of violent extremism, in partnership with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Generation Amazing, the United Nations Alliance of Civil
Another 900 emergency personnel arrived this weekend to join the relief effort conducted by more than 2,100 personnel from local, state and federal agencies.
Rescuers in southern California looking for as many as 43 people feared dead or trapped by this week's deadly mudslides have expanded the area they are searching.
Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.
Firefighters trying to tame a blaze that has destroyed hundreds of homes in Southern California were facing bone-dry conditions and the return of powerful wind gusts on Wednesday.
A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles on Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.