8-10 | Iraq has long suffered from war and political instability. The most recent conflict ended in 2017, when Mosul was recaptured after almost three years under the control of the Islamic State (IS) group.
8-4 | The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and has spread globally in the past months.
Homeless amidst the COVID-19: “Even if I wanted to sleep on the street, I would have no idea where I shall sleep”
7-31 | The unemployment rate of Hong Kong has reached its 15-year high. Many individuals have been jobless due to the COVID-19.
Homeless people increase amidst the COVID-19 outbreak: MSF provides temporary shelter and free medical consultations
7-30 | Six months into the COVID-19 crisis, Hong Kong is facing the third wave of COVID-19 infections; the most severe yet with many of the cases locally transmitted, some from unknown sources of infection. Where public facilities and services have been suspended because of the virus, homeless people have been particularly affected. At the same time, Hong Kong’s homeless numbers have increased due to the economic downturn and increased unemployment rate.
7-27 | Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) opens a new COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre in the Nayapara refugee camp, in the Teknaf upazila (sub-district) of Cox’s Bazar district.The opening of the Severe Acute Respiratory Infection—Isolation and Treatment Centre (SARI-ITC) is part of MSF’s continuing scale-up of activities in response to the spread of COVID-19 across this part of south-east Bangladesh.