Coronavirus Conversations: How the coronavirus affects already fragile communities

August 14, 2020

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In this photograph taken from above, thousands of temportary shelters are shown across a wide arid area.

A large refugee camp on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey, near the town of Atma, in Idlib province, Syria, April 19, 2020.

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Ghaith Alsayed/AP

What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on places of armed conflict or refugee settlements that are already fragile due to violence and deprivation? As part of our regular series discussing the pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Jocelyn Kelly, director of the program on gender, rights and resilience at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

Watch and listen to more of The World's Coronavirus Conversations here.

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