Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.
ACCRA – As residents in Ghana’s capital, Accra, are told to stay indoors to help combat the spread of COVID-19, government and city authorities are tackling the waste that sits in open drains or in piles on streets.
For decades, …"COVID-19 Heralds Mass Cleanup in Ghanaian Capital"
GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency reports escalating violence in Burkina Faso is driving thousands of Malian refugees to leave their camps and return to the war-torn homes they fled in search of safety.
The United Nations reports violence in …"Escalating Violence in Burkina Faso Drives Thousands of Malian Refugees to Return Home"
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The United Nations reports the presence of the coronavirus in Sudan is forcing a radical change in the way humanitarian aid and services are being delivered to millions of people in need of assistance. The World Health …"Delivery of Humanitarian Aid in Sudan Designed to Prevent Spread of COVID-19"
Homa Bay county government has been challenged to roll out mass testing of coronavirus in all the eight sub counties as a way of preventing the spread of the virus in the county.
Member of County Assembly (MCA) for North …