COVID-19 Update: U.S. Hotspots Shift to Midwest

The case trend in the U.S. remains stable, at around 40,000 daily new cases on average over the last seven days, similar to the moving average last week. The U.S. has now recorded over 6,000,000 confirmed cases and over 185,000 deaths.

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Special Webinar: Where Are We Now? COVID-19 and the state of the U.S.

The past several months have been unlike no other in recent history. Together, we have been navigating a global pandemic, historic levels of unemployment, nationwide civil unrest and mass protests, and natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout the country. 

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Hurricane Laura Rapidly Intensifies

Tropical Storm Laura rapidly intensified to a major Cat. 3 hurricane over the last 24 hours. It is forecast to strengthen further to a Cat. 4 hurricane before making landfall overnight tonight along the Texas-Louisiana border. While the predicted landfall cone is not focused on a major city, the storm is massive, and impacts will be felt over 100 miles from the center of the storm, including in Houston and New Orleans.
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Major Wildfires Scorching Northern California

More than 1,000,000 acres of land have been scorched by upwards of 500 simultaneous wildfires in northern California over the past weeks. Major wildfires sparked by lightning strikes spread rapidly due to hot, dry conditions across much of the region.
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Gulf Coast Double Storm Threat - Texas and Louisiana

The Gulf Coast is facing an unprecedented threat in the coming days - back to back storms that could make landfall within 48 hours of each other. Tropical Storm Marco and Tropical Storm Laura will impact Louisiana and Texas, bringing heavy rains and storm surge to coastal areas. Global Guardian is standing by to support emergency response and support requirements, including power generators, personal protective equipment, and communications systems. To learn about our full capabilities, click here.
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"Bloodless" Coup Results in Resignation of Government

In the morning hours of 18 August, soldiers loyal to Colonel Assimi Goita, Colonel Diaw, Colonel Sadio Camara, General Cheick Fanta Mady Dembele, and Colonel Mama Sekou Lelenta took over a large military base on the outskirts of the capital Bamako before descending on the city. Coup leaders arrested President Keita, Prime Minister Boubou Cissé, and members of the Malian cabinet.
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COVID-19 Update: U.S. Deaths Plateau

The U.S. is recording 49,000 daily new cases on average over the last week, a 17 percent decrease from the average two weeks ago. The U.S. has now recorded over 5,400,000 confirmed cases and over 171,000 deaths.

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Global Guardian Supports Clients following Beirut Explosion

On 04 August, approximately 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded at a warehouse in Beirut’s port, creating a massive blast that killed 172 people, injured thousands, and left entire neighborhoods of the city devastated. 

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COVID-19 Update: U.S. Deaths Continue to Climb

The U.S. is recording 53,700 daily new cases on average over the last week, an 18 percent decrease from the average two weeks ago. The U.S. has now recorded over 5,100,000 confirmed cases and nearly 165,000 deaths.

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COVID-19 Update: U.S. Deaths Continue to Climb

California, Florida, Arizona and South Carolina are seeing significant declines in daily average cases from two weeks prior, but daily deaths continue to rise.
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