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#Activism Resources: Episode 3 #COVID19 & #MIDDLEEAST

#Activism Resources: Episode 3 #COVID19 & #MIDDLEEAST

April 17, 2020
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Coping with the Coronavirus, the World Council of Churches 

Coronavirus: A ticking time-bomb for the Middle East, by Jonathan Marcus of the BBC

Coronavirus Economic Impact Could Decimate the Middle East, Haaretz

Coronavirus in the Middle East: Creativity to help knows no bounds, Deutsche Welle (DW), by Lewis Sanders IV

Coronavirus outbreak: Iraqi Kurdish authorities impose curfew over COVID-19 fears, Global News

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Middle East and Central Asia: Region Facing Dual Shock, By Jihad Azour, International Monetary Fund

The Coronavirus Through The Eyes Of 5 Iranian Photographers, NPR

Eastertide Meditations from Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon and Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) 

How the fragile health care systems of the Middle East are bracing for COVID-19 [Video]
By Jane Ferguson, PBS

Infected: The impact of the coronavirus on the Middle East and North Africa, European Council on Foreign Relations

The International Development Agency World Vision works in AfghanistanIraqJerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza; and other parts of the Middle East.  

Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the Coronavirus Response–Lessons Learned, By Biner AzizThe Washington Institute

Lebanon: COVID-19 Worsens Medical Supply Crisis, Human Rights Watch

Lonely joggers and fretful bakers: The coronavirus is hitting the Middle East hard, LA Times

News Roundup: The MENA Region in the Time of COVID-19 by Merissa Khurma & Alexander Farley, Wilson Center

Syrian Refugees In Lebanon Fear Deportation For Seeking Coronavirus Test Or Care, By Alice Fordham, NPR

The Untold Story of How Iran Botched the Coronavirus Pandemic, By Maysam Behravesh, Foreign Policy 

Update: Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) & COVID-19, Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Executive Director

WHO praises Kurdistan Region’s anti-coronavirus efforts, By Hiwa Shilani, Kurdistan 24

WHO warns Middle East must act quickly to contain coronavirus
Number of cases nearly doubles in a week in region with health systems eroded by conflict in several nations. ALJAZEERA 

Why COVID-19 could be the “last straw” for Lebanon’s fragile economy [Video], PBS

Why has the coronavirus hit Iran so hard? | UpFront
In this episode of UpFront we challenge prominent Iranian political analyst Mohammad Marandi on how Tehran is handling the coronavirus., Al Jazeera English 

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