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  • World: El Consejo de Seguridad se sumó al llamado a un alto el fuego humanitario mundial
    Country: World Source: UN News Service Mediante la resolución, el Consejo exhortó a todas las partes de los conflictos armados actuales a participar de inmediato en una pausa humanitaria de al menos 90 días para permitir la entrega segura, continua ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Photojournalism: Report on Mexican drug war and its humanitarian consequences wins ICRC’s Humanitarian Visa d’Or award
    Article | On 1 July, the jury awarded the Humanitarian Visa d'Or to Alfredo Bosco, an Italian freelance photojournalist working with the Milanese Luz agency.Alfredo Bosco's report, entitled Forgotten Guerrero, depicts the war between cartels in Guerrero, the l ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Talking to community: Behavioural change in the age of COVID-19
    Article | From behavioural changes to initiating community dialogue, what leading a national-level response to COVID-19 in Sri Lanka taught a humanitarian. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2020-07-02
  • Less rain will fall during Mediterranean winters
    Mediterranean winters could bring 40% less rain, hurting farmers in what's called the cradle of agriculture - and not only farmers. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • ‘COVID-19 is a wake-up call’: Ghana to develop national plan for climate adaptation
    Ghana had initiated to develop a National Adaptation Plan to build nationwide resilience to climate change impacts. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • When Natural Disasters Cross the Path of COVID-19
    Natural hazards were intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic in India, and researchers would need to model both to inform the public health response. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • Mexico City buried its rivers to prevent disease and unwittingly created a dry, polluted city where COVID-19 now thrives
    The Aztecs had a shining city on a lake – until the Spanish came. Mexico City was still suffering the consequences of their bad public health decisions. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • USA: Group testing for coronavirus – called pooled testing – could be the fastest and cheapest way to increase screening nationwide
    Screening multiple samples with a single test got more people diagnosed using fewer supplies. Researchers explained how it works and how it could help the U.S. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • The WHO’s risky communication strategy created confusion around COVID-19
    The World Health Organization's handling of communication around COVID-19 included ambiguous messaging that created confusion. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01
  • Rwanda’s COVID-19 pool testing: a savvy option where there’s low viral prevalence
    Rwanda investigated how they could scale up COVID-19 testing significantly. Instead of testing every person, they turned to pooled testing. ... Read more
    Source: Prevention WebPublished on 2020-07-01