Corona crisis


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Our FPS is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by the Covid-19 pandemic: testimonies, relief efforts, background...

Enabel is pulling out all the stops in the battle against Covid-19 (19 May 2020)
The Belgian Development Agency Enabel is adjusting its running health programmes in order to provide the best support for the partner countries during the corona crisis.

World Bank working on socio-economic recovery during and after pandemic (18 May 2020)
The World Bank is making every effort to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on poor countries. Nathalie Francken explains.

Our embassies put their best foot forward (14 May 2020)
Belgian embassies are confronted with the major impact of the corona crisis in the countries in which they are located. This is why they are setting up relief operations.

"We need to get the virus under control in Africa, too" (8 May 2020)
Belgium is planning to use its development cooperation and humanitarian aid to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in its partner countries. 'Because if we are unable to keep the virus under control in Africa, it could also have repercussions for us', explains Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo.

Corona and the like: where do they come from? (8 May 2020)
Where do pathogens such as the new coronavirus come from? And why do they develop so easily into pandemics? We decided to find out.

Corona crisis: Consortium 12-12 launches call for solidarity with the South (8 May 2020)
Under the name COVID 12-12, Consortium 12-12 launches a call for solidarity with countries in the South that are also affected by the corona crisis.