15.12.2020

CoronaCrime #31

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll in lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Therefore, the Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related relevant news and information.

  1. WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Dashboard
    Globally, as of 4:58pm CET, 13 December 2020, there have been 70.461.926 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 1.599.704 deaths, reported to WHO. Source: WHO
  2. Green light for EU budget and coronavirus package
    The final hurdles to the implementation of the EU's 1.8 trillion euro budget for the next seven years and the disbursement of the coronavirus recovery fund have been cleared. Source: EuroTopics
  3. Coronavirus pandemic in the EU - Fundamental Rights Implications - Bulletin 6
    This report outlines some of the measures EU Member States have put in place to protect public health as Europe faces the ‘second wave’ of the Coronavirus pandemic. It highlights how these may affect fundamental rights, especially social rights. Source: EU Fundamental Rights Agency
  4. Social rights: Coronavirus pandemic continues to hamper access to education and healthcare
    The rights to education, healthcare and fair working conditions are among the rights most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Fundamental Rights Agency’s (FRA) latest bulletin reveals the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on people’s social rights and the groups most at risk. Source: EU Fundamental Rights Agency
  5. New study shows every week of lockdown increases binge drinking
    Harmful drinking among adults increases the longer they spend at home in lockdown, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
  6. The impact of COVID-19 Pandemicon Domestic and Family Violence Services
    Advocates also reported concerns about increased complexities and challenges in assisting victims/survivors amidst COVID-19. On the strength of these concerns, a research team from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Centre for Justice conducted a nation-wide survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the domestic and family violence workforce. Source: QUT Centre for Justice
  7. The Vaccine Is Here. Are U.S. Cities Ready?
    The largest mass immunization in U.S. history will be a daunting logistical and public education challenge. Here’s how cities are preparing to play their part. Source: Bloomberg CityLab

Please find more information and news about the interlinkages between the Coronavirus, Crime and Violence in German published every Tuesday on our German News Service Tägliche Präventions News.

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