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Emily Belz

Emily Belz

Emily is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously reported for the New York Daily News, The Indianapolis Star, and Philanthropy magazine. Emily resides in New York City.

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Articles by Emily Belz
No time to be distant

No time to be distant

When single moms faced a pandemic crisis that might send their children to state care, Christian families stepped up to help—but two states have blocked the nonprofits that enable such work
Camden, where police and neighborhood ministries and businesses have rebuilt trust following high crime and police corruption, shows a path forward for other police departments in need of reform
A Brooklyn pastor says trying to help grieving congregants in the middle of the pandemic is an excruciating experience
One Brooklyn man shares the chaotic moments before, during, and after his dad’s death from COVID-19. He hopes it will help other grieving families

The head of the Central Park field hospital shares staff’s experience working amid protests and the peak of the coronavirus outbreak
Mortality rates and unemployment are high among the disabled in New York
When professional sports, including chess, had to shut down, Magnus Carlsen started his own showdown with the world’s top players
New York appears to have enough ventilators to get through the coronavirus crisis, but hospitals face other shortages and hard decisions
On one April night, hospitals from Pennsylvania to Albany sent a fleet of helicopters to help evacuate New York COVID-19 patients needing oxygen
Doctors and nurses with experience in overwhelmed health systems are big assets as U.S. hospitals experience shortages for the first time in modern memory