City councils, citizens and civil society organisations are creating measures in neighbourhoods and communities to sustain social cohesion and to keep our spirits up.
With the #SmartDevelopmentHack, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development aims to support the development of digital solutions to overcome Covid-19-related challenges in developing countries. The best solutions receive funding to increase their impact in the long term.
Bringing together tech communities and doctors, nurses and all operators involved, an Italian initiative aims to collect a selection of resources, technologies, intelligent machines and robots to tackle the effects of Covid-19.
A real-time dashboard provides users with updates on all relevant news and information on social media regarding the spread of and the fight against Covid-19 in Tunisia.
The social distancing measures implemented, are challenging for many people. To counter feelings of loneliness and isolation, a telephone project was initiated by the community on San Lazzaro (Italy). Community members are contacted and can share their feelings and needs or just have a quick exchange of words.
The biggest Hackathon ever helped to develop digital solutions for more than 800 challenges and thus tackle the secondary effects of Covid-19.