A Look into the Mental Health Effects of the Pandemic

It is without a doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every individual in the world in some way; the loss of loved ones, having to learn and work remotely, and not being able to family or friends, just to name a few. These repercussions of the contagious virus have turned many lives upside down. No one could have prepared for suddenly being quarantined and restricted indefinitely from seeing the people they love. No

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The International Effort to Share Vaccines

Vaccines are becoming easier and easier to find in the United States, but there is a widening disparity of vaccinated citizens between the developed and developing world. While close to 50% of the United State’s population is vaccinated, some countries are hovering around 1% vaccinated with little to no increases in daily doses. The West has greater access to the procedures, funds, and means of production to provide their populations with the ability to get

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How to Support Rebuilding and Development in Post-Pandemic Times

The COVID-19 crisis has caused an intense shift in humanitarian response. As many programs were suspended and workers were sent home/unable to be on site, the way the world faced humanitarian problems fundamentally changed. Rebuilding communities and rebuilding NGO operations has changed due to the pandemic, and it will not be the same post-pandemic as it was before. There are several key factors that have been singled out as significantly changing post-pandemic: Funding Funding for

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5 Podcast Recommendations about International Development

1. Center for International Development – Harvard The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University “is a university-wide center that works to advance the understanding of development challenges and offer viable solutions to problems of global poverty”. Given the incredible reputation of the university and the speakers they feature, it is a reliable source for current, cutting-edge research in the field of international development. Each episode, a current student in the CID program interviews

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Sustainable Quarantine Projects

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced billions of people around the world to become creative in how to spend their time quarantined at home. One can only sit on the couch and watch TV for so long before getting bored, so many people have decided to use this unprecedented extra free time to do productive and fun projects that they would typically not do. Popular quarantine activities include baking, exercising, puzzles, as well as more ambitious

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