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· March, 2020

Stories about Disaster from March, 2020

14 March 2020

New COVID-19 disaster area order places a Jamaican community under quarantine, but ‘not under curfew’

COVID-19

As Jamaica confirms eight cases of COVID-19, the government has activated legislation which expands the authorities' powers in an effort to contain the outbreak.

With no officially confirmed cases, El Salvador locks itself down to prevent COVID-19

COVID-19

"What would Italy give to be in our position?"

11 March 2020

Media coverage of Delhi riots muzzled in India

Advox

On March 6, the Indian government banned two Malayalam news channels for 48 hours for their coverage of the violence in North East Delhi; the decision was reversed the following...

10 March 2020

Churches in Greece and North Macedonia refuse to modify rituals conducive to the spread of COVID-19

COVID-19

The ritual known as the Holy Communion or Eucharist has Orthodox Christian worshippers drinking wine by a shared spoon, while Catholics eat thin slices of bread directly from the hand of...

6 March 2020

Bhutan deals with its first COVID-19 case by temporarily shutting down borders

COVID-19

Bhutan's first positive case of COVID-19, an American tourist who travelled from India, prompted the government to impose a two-weeks-long restriction on all incoming tourists.

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