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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Supporting Covid Efforts in India

Knowing when, how, and who to donate to can be a confusing process to navigate. Profugo has put together this list of trusted organizations that support Covid relief in India. Each link goes to the organization’s main website, from which details about their efforts and donation portals can be found. Most of these organizations work all over the world while some focus on India only. Medical Direct Relief has been providing aid right to the

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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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Modern Monetary Theory & Developing Economies

“Free money” – a phrase that appeared in bold on the cover page of the July 25th, 2020 edition of The Economist magazine. Such a statement feels counterintuitive. The whole idea of “free money” goes against the old adage we learn as children – that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” However, responses by central banks to the recent Covid-19 pandemic indicate that sometimes, and in rare occasions, money does indeed grow on trees (well, not

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How to Prioritize Your Mental Health this Spring

Disclaimer: these are meant to be small suggestions that may help you mentally, this is not meant to be medical advice on mental illness. Some resources will be at the end of this article. Mental health is a crucial, but at times forgotten, part of maintaining our health and wellbeing. It entails our emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing, and greatly affects our daily lives. From our relationships, to our coping mechanisms, to how we treat

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