The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll on lives, illness, and economic devastation and it is having diverse effects on violence and crime. Daily Prevention News publishes weekly a Corona Crime Issue dedicated to collect related news and information.
- Enable Roma communities to recover from the pandemic
All societies still feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the challenges for Roma are particularly acute, say the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on International Roma Day. Source: FRA
- COVID-19 vaccine transparency
Around the globe, countries are under extreme pressure to secure COVID-19 vaccines and deliver them to citizens. Corruption poses serious risks to equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. A lack of transparency over the development, procurement, allocation, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines threatens the global COVID-19 recovery. Source: Transparency International
- Risk factors of exposure to COVID-19 in homeless people in Paris, France
During the COVID-19 lockdown period from March 17 to May 11, 2020, French authorities in Paris and its suburbs relocated people experiencing recurrent homelessness to emergency shelters, hotels, and large venues. A serological survey was done at some of these locations to assess the COVID-19 exposure prevalence in this group. Source: The Lancet
- COVID and beyond: The death of the city?
City economies have looked very vulnerable to the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns. But this is exaggerated. Cities’ crucial offer – of central place, access and face-to-face contact – is what will mean their recovery and continued growth. Source: Transforming Society
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.