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Responding to COVID-19

Solutions Journalism Network is responding to the COVID-19 crisis by supporting, finding, and sharing journalism on efforts to contain the virus, cope with its social and economic impacts, and help communities recover. With the whole world focused on the same urgent challenges, we have an extraordinary opportunity to get smarter together.  This is the homepage with stories about how communities are responding to this global pandemic and its effects on daily life. We encourage you to explore our more in-depth topics pages with organized COVID-19 solutions coverage on CONTAINMENT, COPING & ADAPTING, and CARE & COMPASSION.

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    Los campesinos que hackearon el sistema alimenticio en medio de la pandemia

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    Campo Verde: la cuarentena con canasta de alimentos y una agencia de empleo virtual

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    Utec desarrolló laboratorios de realidad virtual y remotos para continuar con las clases

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    Teletrabajo en barrios populares: una red de escuelas genera empleos digitales en plena cuarentena

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    With More Releases From Rikers Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, What's The Real Impact On Crime?

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    Protection de l'enfance : le confinement fait émerger solutions – et questions – nouvelles

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    Des micro-solidarités nées pour durer

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    La Grèce, ce héros !

    La Grèce, ce héros !
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    Comment la prison de Fleury-Mérogis, la plus grande d'Europe, lutte contre le coronavirus

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    Poop may tell us when the coronavirus lockdown will end

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