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Urgent Support Needed for Pastoralist and Agro-Pastoralist Households Impacted by the Desert Locust Crisis during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The worst outbreak of desert locusts in 70 years threatens to decimate rangeland and crops in the Horn of Africa and potentially the Sahel. There is risk of a Rift Valley Fever outbreak that further threatens livestock and human health. COVID-19 is already disrupting markets, driving up food prices, squeezing small businesses and limiting livestock trade in addition to the direct health impacts. Ongoing conflict…

Video: Update on the current status of Covid-19 in Afghanistan

While infection rates in Afghanistan at first appeared meagre in comparison to other States, the month of May saw an…

Fighting Covid-19 with Myanmar refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border

Who could have supported ACTED Covid-19 home-visit interventions in refugee camps better than the residents themselves? To prevent the virus…

Helping IDPs in the Philippines access vital information on Covid-19

On March 8, 2020, the Filipino government declared the State of Public Health Emergency to address the emergence of Covid-19.…

Raising awareness to fight Covid-19 in Haiti

As of May 5, 88 cases of Covid-19 and 9 deaths have been confirmed in Haiti; and the number of…

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