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Friday, 03 April 2020 - No. 45
News & Interviews
The European Disability Forum is advocating for a disability inclusive response from EU and international organisations.
André Félix: “The pandemic and the governments’ response are leaving persons with disabilities even more vulnerable”

The European Disability Forum is advocating for a disability inclusive response from EU and international organisations. We interviewed them to know what the current situation is.

In displacement camps, the implementation of basic infection prevention and control measures can be challenging due to the scarcity of resources.
Jason Straziuso: “We fear the worst for people in prisons and displacement camps around the world”

The International Committee of the Red Cross thinks that COVID-19 does not have to be catastrophic for countries with weakened healthcare systems, but it does require the international community to scale up support.

Non-profits have the opportunity to go through those files left untouched during the frenetic day-to-day activities.
7 proposals to keep your organization alive in times of confinement

When an organization stops its activities due to force majeure, non-profits also have the opportunity to go through those files left untouched during the frenetic day-to-day activities.

One of the most important recommendations given by the experts is to keep informed but always through official channels.
Coronavirus: everything you need to know about the Covid-19 outbreak

The treatment of the outbreak by the media has put the population on alert. However, experts are asking not to be alarmed by this situation and to carry out a set of measures to prevent the virus.

Anti-Coronavirus Measures Improve Air Quality

The satellite images published by the European Space Agency show a considerable reduction on the nitrogen dioxide concentration

The Spanish military response to manage the situation meets the opposition of organisations.
Peace organisations are opposed to the military response against coronavirus

The Delàs Centre is concerned about the presence of the Military Emergencies Unit and armed soldiers on the streets and supports health, social services and research professionals.

Opinion
Caring for our neighbors in times of COVID-19

It is time to do what it takes, to be relentless in protecting the elderly, the vulnerable, those without a home to stay in, undocumented migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  

What about refugees?

These people lack access to safe sanitation and find it much more difficult to practice protection measures like the simple task of cleaning their hands frequently.

Montse Marsà
How can we prevent psychological problems during lockdown

We are facing an unknown situation, in which uncertainty, the lack of information regarding the virus itself, can arouse feelings such as fear, frustration and even symptoms compatible with anxiety and depression.

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