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  • Côte d’Ivoire: COVID-19 economic backlash threatens to roll back years of progress in reducing child labour in West Africa
    Countries: Côte d'Ivoire, World Source: SOS Children's Villages International Although the coronavirus has been slow to take hold on the continent, hotspots have emerged with a scale and depth of financial shock forcing many families to resort to child labour ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-07-03
  • ICRC alarmed at erosion of respect for humanitarian law in Burkina Faso
    Country: Burkina Faso Source: International Committee of the Red Cross The ICRC calls on all parties to the armed conflict and all those involved in the violence to show restraint, in particular with regard to individuals they have arrested or ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-07-03
  • Burkina Faso: Anyone being held must be treated with humanity and dignity
    News release | Ouagadougou (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is alarmed at the erosion of respect for international humanitarian law in Burkina Faso over the last few months. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-03
  • Afghanistan: UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation for a decade of hope not despair
    Countries: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR warns that inaction could lead to further population flows, continued suffering and instability, and a deepening regional socio-economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-07-03
  • COVID-19: Medicines and virtual consultation ensure safety among diabetic patients in Pakistan
    Article | How the ICRC is helping diabetic patients in Pakistan by ensuring proper medication and virtual doctor consultations during COVID-19. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Living amid ruins, Afghans get help to build shelters
    Afghanistan's shortage of decent and affordable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing millions of displaced and returning refugees. A new project is offering some a solution. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-07-02
  • UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation to achieve a decade of hope not despair
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is calling for targeted investments inside Afghanistan and in refugee-hosting Iran and Pakistan, warning that inaction could lead to further population flows, continued suffering ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Cyberattacks against medical facilities pose a real risk to humans – in times of pandemics, in times of conflict, at all times
    Statement | Check against delivery by Mr. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Six Essential Lessons for a Pandemic Response in Humanitarian Settings
    Statement | Check against delivery, 2 July 2020Chair, excellencies. Thank you for the opportunity to brief you today.Conflict zones are the sharp end of pandemics. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-02
  • World: Women and girls face greater dangers during pandemic
    Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Greece, Honduras, Iraq, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, World Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Decisions at every level of the response to COVID-19 are resulting in women being further cut off from sexual and reproductive health services, threatening sharp ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-07-02