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New animal welfare regulations in Andorra

The Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Silvia Calvó, together with the director of the Department of Agriculture, Josep Casals, yesterday presented the new Regulation on the technical conditions of welfare and safety at pet refuges. The new text strengthens all security elements to ensure that the animals treatment is respectful and committed to the …

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Andorra presented the psychological care programme, aimed at reducing the negative effects on the mental health

Government of Andorra presented the psychological care programme, aimed at reducing the negative effects on the mental health of part of the population caused, directly or indirectly, by COVID-19.

It is estimated that 40% of the population has had “negative thoughts” caused by the pandemic. 225,000 euros will be allocated to accommodate between 800 and 1,000 …

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Last weekend holiday travel related to the Easter break began, with 410,000 vehicles leaving the Barcelona area

Last weekend holiday travel related to the Easter break began, with 410,000 vehicles leaving the Barcelona area by Saturday afternoon – lower than expected, 440,000, but 2.7% higher than the previous weekend. Yet, when compared to an equivalent weekend of 2019, there were 17.4% fewer vehicles than expected.

Roads with heavy traffic included the C-55, the …

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A month-long limited lockdown for Paris and other 15 regions of the country starting this Friday

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Thursday a month-long limited lockdown for Paris and other regions of the country starting Friday. Schools and essential shops, including bookstores, will remain open.

Castex said the new restrictions will take effect from Friday midnight and will last four weeks. The restrictions will be imposed on 16 regions, including the …

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Comprehensive Care Service for Women will supply free of charge “morning after pill” for women after the age of 16

Comprehensive Care Service for Women (El Servei Integral d’Atenció a la Dona, SIAD) was launched on 2nd March, 2020 in Andorra. It is a space that offers information and advice for those who need guidance on sexual and reproductive health, including family planning. It ensures individualized assistance and is free and found throughout the territory.

The …

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The Council of Ministers of Andorra has approved a bill creating effective equality between women and men

The Council of Ministers of Andorra has approved a bill creating effective equality between women and men, eliminating the structural inequality that affects women and guaranteeing equal opportunities in all areas of life.

The text creation process included the country’s women’s organizations and associations, representatives of the Equality Observatory, the Government and the unions. Citizens’ considerations …

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In the face of the continuous increase in social instability the Red Cross Andorra makes a new collection of food and basic necessities for this February

The Red Cross Andorra is preparing a new collection of food and basic necessities for this February. In November 2020, 18 tons of basic products were obtained, but in the face of the continuous increase in social instability, these are again becoming scarce, despite the contribution of companies, individuals and the Red Cross’s own resources.

For …

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