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.
- Manchester Briefing #31 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19
This week, we consider how social protection programmes, participatory and inclusive engagement processes, and investments in universal health coverage can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19. Source: Resilience Cities Network
- Pandemic lessons could help cities end homelessness
Ending homelessness is possible. This is the conclusion of a new co-authored book, How Ten Global Cities Take on Homelessness, which profiles Los Angeles, Houston, Nashville, New York City, Baltimore, Bogotá, Mexico City, Edmonton, Paris and Athens. Source: Cities Today
- Impossible choices: How this Brampton community explains Canada’s COVID-19 crisis like no other
After the first wave of COVID-19, data made clear that race and class were driving forces of the pandemic: precarious employment, lack of paid sick leave, and crowded or multi-generational housing put people at risk for infection and hospitalization. In the third wave, those statistics remain unchanged. Like other neighbourhoods in Montreal, Surrey, B.C., and Toronto, L6P has carried an outsized burden. Residents doing essential work couldn’t stay home. As a result, the test positivity rate has hovered above 20 per cent. Source: The Globe and Mail
- COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation Monitor: MENA
Conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the subsequent development and rollout of COVID-19 vaccines are rampant across Arabic-language Facebook pages and groups. In recent analysis, ISD has found connections to dominant COVID-19 vaccine misinformation narratives and influencers in the West, as well as region-specific tropes that are tied to the Middle East and North Africa’s geo-politics, and, in some instances, religious discourse on the apocalypse. Source: ISD Global
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.