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Reducing COVID-19 Vulnerability Amongst Displaced Populations and Migrants

Reducing COVID-19 Vulnerability Amongst Displaced Populations and Migrants table
Date9 Apr 2020
Time2:00 pm +07 |8:00 am
Provider UNDRR
Address
Type Virtual
Booking URLhttps://undrr.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iiqUTO3fRKy5o64q4ocn1A
Description

Whether refugees living in overcrowded camps or jobless migrant workers forced to return home, the lives of millions of people in Asia-Pacific are threatened by the dangerous combination of displacement and the COVID-19 pandemic. Congested settlements, inadequate access to healthcare, lack of information, stigma and discrimination are just some of the issues that need to be urgently addressed to help ensure those already displaced by conflict, or newly displaced because of COVID-19, receive adequate prevention, care and treatment. In this webinar, panelists will identify emerging lessons generated from experiences in combating COVID-19 in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh and amongst internally displaced communities in Afghanistan. It will also explore how COVID-19 is impacting migrants in Asia-Pacific, featuring India as a case study.

Time

2:00 PM Bangkok time
9:00 AM Geneva time

Disclaimer:  For the purpose of this event, UNDRR procures the services of Zoom Video Communications, Inc.​​​​​​​, an external service provider. Registration for this webinar is supported by the Zoom registration mechanism and does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities.

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