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SPOTLIGHT – MIGRATION AND COVID-19

The Covid-19 Pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on migration, human mobility, and the lives of migrants around the globe. Governments respond to it through a mixture of measures. This study has selected nine areas of concern where the pandemic and the global response to it have changed the lives of migrants. As the pandemic continued in 2021, there is a growing urgency to ensure that the inequalities and vulnerabilities are addressed through migrant specific responses to bring about positive change.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Target Audience
All
Author
Hakima Haither
Felix Braunsdorf
Source / Publisher
Language
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
Keywords
COVID-19 and migration
Tags
Covid-19
irregular migration
detention
migration and health
human mobility
border management
gender
xenophobia
racism
regularization
pandemic
climate change
Status
Published

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