Humanitarian ‘heroes’ on front line of COVID pandemic

Albanis Oliva, a coordinator at a local NGO which provides health assistance to communities in northwest Venezuela, helps young children clean their hands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Albanis Oliva, a coordinator at a local NGO which provides health assistance to communities in northwest Venezuela, helps young children clean their hands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marie-Roseline Darnycka Bélizaire, an epidemiologiist with the World Health Organisation team tackling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, travels by helicopter to Butembo in the east of the country in January 2019.
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Dr. Debryna Dewi Lumanauw is a 28-year-old Indonesian physician currently residing in Jakarta.
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Syrian filmmaker, Hassan Akad (pictured here on the left, in the water) crossed the Mediterranean sea to seek refuge in Europe.
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Dr. Edna Patricia Gomez performs a health check on a Venezuelan patient at a hospital in Colombia.
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Belitza Bermudez (right) a protection officer in Venezuela receives returnees at a border city.
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Shadi Mohammedali, a refugee from Gaza, now works for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Here he is pictured in the Moria Refugee Camp in Greece.
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