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Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25916 Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN GENEVA (2 June 2020) – Rising disparities in how COVID-19 is affecting communities, and the major disproportionate impact it is having on racial and ethnic minorities, including people of African descent, have exposed alarming inequalities within our societies,… Continue reading Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Racial & Ethnic Minorities Needs to Be Urgently Addressed – UN

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COVID-19 and its impact on Indian tea plantation labourers in Sri Lanka

By GHRD Since the 1830s Indians have found labour on the many tea plantations in Sri Lanka. Tea and rubber were the country’s main export products for over a hundred years, during and after the period of British rule. Because of the employment opportunities and the need for labourers on the plantations, many Indians started… Continue reading COVID-19 and its impact on Indian tea plantation labourers in Sri Lanka

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Distribution of dry foods and basic medical supplies in Nepal

As countries globally plunge into enforced lockdowns to check the spread of the virus, Nepal follows suit. Although Covid-19 cases have been comparatively low in Nepal than to its neighbouring countries Indian and China, it has been hardest-hit countries by the freeze of economic activity.  The government of Nepal has directed local government to distribute… Continue reading Distribution of dry foods and basic medical supplies in Nepal