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Covid-19: our response is unconditional sharing and solidarity!

The Covid-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on our movement and the world in general. During this crisis period, Emmaus International wants to help you understand what life is like for groups right now, the difficulties they face and community life which, despite all odds, is continuing. This includes initiatives to support the most excluded which are maintained, or put in place, to not lose sight of why we exist: to serve first those who suffer most.

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"3 questions for..." Poppy John Xavier, team coordinator at Kudumbam (India)

Through a series of interviews, Emmaus International would like to share its members' views on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the movement worldwide. We asked Poppy John Xavier, team coordinator at Kudumbam, to share her thoughts. We asked her about how her group is managing to continue its work during this crisis period, about the new types of solidarity that are emerging in India and how agroecology can be used to fight poverty.

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Covid-19 and access to water: the French State must implement an ambitious policy!

Tribune from 40 French associations

The act is simple and the instruction is repeated over and over again: washing your hands with soap and water is a basic rule of hygiene that saves lives in the face of the Covid-19 virus. Yet for 2.2 billion people, living without access to drinking water, this common sense advice is impossible to implement on a daily basis: how can you wash your hands regularly if you don't have access to water?

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Covid-19: we will not fail to live up to our common values of solidarity and sharing

The Covid-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on our movement and the world in general. During this crisis period, Emmaus International wants to help you understand what life is like for groups right now, the difficulties they face and community life which, despite all odds, is continuing. This includes initiatives to support the most excluded which are maintained, or put in place, to not lose sight of why we exist: to serve first those who suffer most.

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"3 questions for..." Beron Molantoa, Director of Emmaus Cordis (South Africa)

Through a series of interviews, Emmaus International would like to share its members' views on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the movement worldwide. We asked Beron Molantoa, Director of Emmaus Cordis, to share his thoughts. He discusses with us the difficulties of implementing a lockdown in the townships, the social situation in South Africa and how the country's Emmaus groups are coping with the crisis.

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