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The latest blogs from Aide et Action staff and partners around the world.

    

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In Africa, Aide et Action works alongside political and health authorities

While Romania has been in a state of emergency for more than a month due to the COVID-19 crisis, the most fragile populations find themselves completely destitute. The inhabitants of the slum of Satmarel, in the north-west of the country, are among the most vulnerable and their daily lives are heavily impacted. To support them, we set up emergency food relief, in collaboration with Stea our local partner.

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COVID-19: Limiting the impact of the pandemic on education

The COVID-19 crisis has deprived 1.53 billion children of education worldwide (UNESCO). In our intervention areas, the 2,000 schools we work with have all closed, and our 1.2 million beneficiaries have all been impacted. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Aide et Action has been adapting and innovating its activities in the field to meet the needs of vulnerable and marginalized populations. But the objective of our response plan is broader: to limit the impact of the Coronavirus on education.

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Togo: Raising awareness to curb the spread of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic spares no country. In Africa, although urban areas are largely covered by information and awareness campaigns on barrier measures (television, radio, the internet, posters, etc.), the same is not true for more rural areas.

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COVID-19: In Laos, Aide et Action works with local authorities to provide a health response

In Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Aide et Action’s education projects are temporarily on hold amid school closures during the Coronavirus pandemic. In response to the health crisis, Aide et Action is now working with local authorities to supply villages in need with sanitizer, masks and education posters to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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In Romania, food relief to support the poorest in front of the crisis

While Romania has been in a state of emergency for more than a month due to the COVID-19 crisis, the most fragile populations find themselves completely destitute. The inhabitants of the slum of Satmarel, in the north-west of the country, are among the most vulnerable and their daily lives are heavily impacted. To support them, we set up emergency food relief, in collaboration with Stea our local partner.

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World Book Day 2020: reading as a barrier against Coronavirus

With more than 1.5 billion schoolchildren and students currently deprived of education worldwide due to the COVID-19 crisis, World Book Day, celebrated on April 23, takes on a special meaning. For Aide et Action, access to books and reading is a priority under the fundamental right to education of each individual. Find out how we try to guarantee it, despite this difficult context.