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Crianças sentadas perto de suas casas no campo de refugiados palestinos de al-Shati, na região central da Faixa de Gaza, em 20 de junho de 2020. Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Bombardeio em Gaza aumenta as gerações de palestinos deslocados de suas casas

Um acadêmico que estuda os refugiados palestinos há 20 anos explica a história de seu deslocamento e os riscos envolvidos para aqueles que vivem em um exílio indefinido.
Residents of Accra were given financial aid during the pandemic. Wikimedia Commons/Flickr

Accra’s most vulnerable residents were failed during COVID - the government didn’t understand their realities

COVID-19-related support only reduced the negative impact of the pandemic on financial capital, and not on the other forms of capital
Market fires cause significant upheavals in the heavily informal Ghanaian economy. Wikimedia Commons

Accra’s market fires are devastating to informal traders - but they don’t trust or understand what they’re being told about managing risk

Fire risk communication strategies must not only be supported by formal institutions such as government agencies but also be rooted in and sensitive to each market’s socio-cultural dynamics.


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