Recover Better

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “Recover Better” – below is their description.

    Three Moscow-based women – a caregiver assisting terminally ill children, a refugee and a representative of disabled persons’ community – relate their stories of living and working through the COVID-19 pandemic. The protagonists share the lessons they learnt from self-isolation to guide us as we aim to rebuild better than before.

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