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Coronavirus live news: global deaths pass 380,000 as Australia sinks towards recession

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Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn; Australian treasurer admits first slump in 30 years is inevitable; global cases pass 6.3m

Is this the future of concerts? The Greek singer Natassa Theodoridou played last night in the Athens suburb of Glyfada to an audience who stayed in or at least near their cars throughout:

Sheikh Hasina, the prime minister of Bangladesh and chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, and Patrick Verkooijen, CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation, have written for us about dealing with the twin perils of a super-cyclone and Covid-19 in Bangladesh last month:

There was no time to lose when Cyclone Amphan began forming over the Indian Ocean in May.

But shelters are not built with social distancing in mind in Bangladesh and the country faced a challenge: how to move 2.4 million people from the destructive path of the storm without delivering them into an even greater danger – Covid-19.

Related: Fighting cyclones and coronavirus: how we evacuated millions during a pandemic

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