Tag: global coronavirus epidemic

MDA puts forward a set of proposals ‘aimed at supporting families’

In its meeting with Prime Minister Robert Abela, the MDA insisted that the state should protect jobs and safeguard those families who found themselves in a very difficult situation. The lobby proposed an increase in the number of free units for both water and electricity bills. It explained that free units which should be given based on the number of residents in every household, should be given until the crisis.

Cheap and creative ideas to protect world’s most vulnerable from coronavirus

While richer nations rush to bolster their health systems to cope, poorer nations with fewer resources are likely to struggle and suffer worse impacts, said humanitarian organisations, with refugee camps and war zones facing some of the worst risks.