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to Covid-19 effects

We seek responses and solutions
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Health, Lockdown, ,
Published 24.05.2020 15:00
Morocco turns to drones to tackle Covid-19.
The Moroccan government has launched a fleet of drones to assist in their fight against Covid-19. The drones will be used for aerial surveillance, sanitization and to make public service announcements. The country has previously used drones to track unauthorized movements and gatherings during their lockdown.
Inclusion, ,
Published 24.05.2020 13:59
In Kenya a community is holding church services for children from their balconies.
The balcony to balcony weekly Sunday school service was initiated after the country banned religious gatherings in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Children and their parents are able to enjoy the service and take part in prayers and worship from their balconies. Organizer Lilian Mbeere says it has also given…
Inclusion,
Published 24.05.2020 10:57
In Zambia, sex workers are assisting health officials with contact tracing.
When health workers realised that nearly 90% of new infections in the border town of Nakonde, in northern Zambia, were either truck drivers or sex workers they turned to sex workers to help them with contact tracing.
Health, ,
Published 24.05.2020 09:10
Rwanda will start using robots at their Covid-19 treatment centres.
The robots will be used for screening temperatures, remotely monitoring patients, and keeping medical records. The robots will also be used to screen temperatures in other public places such as bus terminals and shopping malls. Health officials believe that this will help to reduce transmission between health workers and patients.
Inclusion,
Published 24.05.2020 09:07
In Colombia, Venezuelan immigrants deliver lunch boxes to the vulnerable population.
Jorge de la Fuente is a deserter from the Bolivarian Guardía Nacional in Venezuela who migrated to Colombia. When quarantine began in Bogotá, the Colombian capital, Jorge started cooking and donating lunch boxes to the vulnerable population on the streets. Angie Gómez, Jorges’ wife and his brother, Cristian de la…
Unemployment,
Published 24.05.2020 08:01
In Montenegro, the government allowed deferment of tax payments during the pandemic.
The tax-relief due to the health crisis includes measures for the deferral of payments of individual income tax and social security contributions. In addition, the tax authorities extended the deadline for filing financial statements and corporate income tax returns from 31 March 2020 to April 15, 2020.
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What is a method?

Specific efforts that have been implemented to respond to the effects of COVID-19. Those effects may be unemployment, shortage of health resources, abandonment of vulnerable population. And the initiators of that responses can be diverse: individuals, NGO’s, communities, governments, companies. For instance, launching a radio show in several indigenous languages…

Specific efforts that have been implemented to respond to the effects of COVID-19. Those effects may be unemployment, shortage of health resources, abandonment of vulnerable population. And the initiators of that responses can be diverse: individuals, NGO’s, communities, governments, companies. For instance, launching a radio show in several indigenous languages ​​to inform people in a certain area of ​​the Amazon about COVID-19, lockdown and hygienic issues. (edited)

What is the difference between method and solution?

Solution as in solutions journalism is response to a problem which has a proven systemic impact. In case of pandemic not all solutions are systemic but rather temporary – this is why we call them responses.

Solution as in solutions journalism is response to a problem which has a proven systemic impact. In case of pandemic not all solutions are systemic but rather temporary – this is why we call them responses.

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Today is only the beginning. Soon we will add more categories and of course more submissions. We will also start posting responses explained and our own solutions journalism stories.

Today is only the beginning. Soon we will add more categories and of course more submissions. We will also start posting responses explained and our own solutions journalism stories.

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