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India's vaccine rollout is ignoring the many inequities in its society

Beijing News 30 Jul 2021
The WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) designed a document called the "Values Framework". This document listed over 20 vulnerable groups such as homeless peoples, those living in informal settlements, and those in urban slums ... and hard-to-reach groups.

"Between Hunger and the Virus": The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on People Living in Poverty in Lagos, Nigeria

Reliefweb 28 Jul 2021
... workers, slum dwellers, and other urban poor families in Lagos ... Human Rights Watch also analyzed surveys by Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and by JEI and the Nigerian Slum/Informal Settlements Federation, an advocacy group for people living in poverty.

Mumbai civic body eyes CSR route to ease vaccine shortfall

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021
By that calculation, thousands will start qualifying for the second dose this week onwards — majority in the 18-44 group ... Surana Group of Hospitals, for instance, is vaccinating slum dwellers in Dharavi and Worli with support from ICICI Lombard, a civic official said.

Over 2,000 persons belonging to special groups inoculated in Kohlapur

Indian Express 27 Jul 2021
“Now we have appended a questionnaire that records a detailed set of questions on how many vaccinations done in the slums, how many got one or both doses and different age groups that may have benefited,” said Joshi, adding that this will help create a database to ensure that each family in the slum gets vaccinated ... Express Group.

Mumbai: second shot swells, BMC eyes CSR aid for stocks

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021
By that calculation, thousands in the city will start qualifying for the second dose this week onwards—majority in the 18-44 group, who started getting doses on May 1 ... Surana Group of Hospitals, for instance, is vaccinating slum dwellers in Dharavi and Worli with support from ICICI Lombard, a civic official said.

Where is our ‘East Legon’? Agbogbloshie residents chase Bawumia to honour promise

Joy Online 27 Jul 2021
The statement sent a rapturous cheer through the crowd gathered in Ghana’s biggest slum ... When Dr Mahamudu Bawumia arrived in Agbogbloshie in September 2019, he told the milling crowd he was the first sitting Vice President to have visited the slum ... The slum is Ghana’s largest ... Yet, the urban slum is hungry for basic infrastructure.

Creba pushes for affordable housing within transit-oriented sites

The Manila Times 25 Jul 2021
Creba has tapped the support of the DoTr and the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) in recognition of the important roles that the two agencies play in national development, and the enormous potential contribution that they can both make in addressing the escalating problem of slums and homelessness.

NGO mentors women from Calcutta slum to make quality products amid pandemic

The Telegraph India 21 Jul 2021
A group of women from a Calcutta slum has done it ... The women, mostly in the age group of 18 to 40, have been making dohars, totes, pouches, cushion covers, table mats and runners — things that are still in demand ... The absence of fairs during the pandemic has also impacted the business prospects of the self-help groups that deal in these items ... .

Chess Brings Hope to Kenya Youth in Informal Settlement

The Wire Network 20 Jul 2021
... slums, where many young people are lured by drugs and crime.

Kenya: Chess Brings Hope to Young People in Informal Settlement

All Africa 20 Jul 2021
In one neighborhood, a group is using the game of ...
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Haiti, I'm sorry… again

Jamaica Observer 20 Jul 2021
The stabilisation mission, which did improve order, was meant to open space for Haitians, and aid groups to build out the country's institutions and try to break the cycle of poverty and misrule ... They pursued democracy reform, trained election overseers, and promoted grass-roots groups.

This week 50 years ago: Hut dwellers and baby show

Dawn 19 Jul 2021
THE shifting of hut dwellers to larger localities, despite resistance from some >groups, had gained momentum. On July 19, 1971 it was claimed that the vastness of North Karachi where the slum dwellers from Garden West were rehabilitated, as was mentioned last week in this column, was getting a new look.

Pune: Once crucial to water needs, Bel dam stands forgotten

The Times of India 19 Jul 2021
PUNE. Through the chain-linked fence that lines the bridge over Ambil Odha near the Dandekar Bridge intersection, the Bel Dam looks sorry, almost an irritant for civic officials and the residents along the banks of the canal right next to it ... Small groups of men from the nearby slum file in to the banks, chatting, sharing a smoke, and then leaving ... .

Adani Group rejigs top leadership at MIAL and AAHL

Live Mint 18 Jul 2021
Adani Group said that RK Jain, the chief executive officer (CEO) of MIAL will take over as CEO of Adani Airports, replacing incumbent Ben Zandi, who will take over as CEO (non-aero) at AAHL. "He (RK Jain) will be fully involved to shape (a) scheme for airport slum rehabilitation to take it to (the) implementation stage.

Hundreds greet Aristide on return to troubled Haiti

Cadillac News 16 Jul 2021
Colombia’s government has said only a small group of Colombian soldiers knew the true nature of the operation and that the others were duped ... Tickets for most of the former soldiers, at least, were purchased through a Florida-based company, Worldwide Capital Lending Group, Vargas said Friday.