Refugees and asylum seekers are already some of the most vulnerable members of society, COVID-19, therefore, represents a crisis on top of a crisis. One-third of the world’s internally displaced population live in the 10 countries most at-risk to COVID-19, which paints a start picture for the urgent need for increased international giving.
The Beacon Collaborative is seeking a marketing and communications coordinator to oversee and coordinate the communications activities that form part of the broader Beacon Collaborative campaign to grow philanthropy across the UK.
The arts have been a bit left behind in the relief phase. Those involved in the arts and culture sector have been severely hit by financial hardship and the uncertainty of when they can resume work.
Some estimates suggest that the number of deaths directly from, or related to, COVID-19 could be as high as 60,000 already. For many who have lost loved ones during the pandemic, the effects have been magnified by not being able to say goodbye to loved ones
BAME communities have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and it is clear that funders can do more to address inequalities and ensure fairness of funding distribution.
Data will sit at the heart of the recovery phase of the covid crisis. Organisations are already working to establish collaborative efforts to collect and utilise data effectively over the coming months.
Coronavirus is having a profound impact on people’s mental health across the UK. Now, more than ever before people need our help to get the support they need and find a way through whatever challenges they are facing.