30 April 2020

Round-up: COVID-19 - Pt. 1

[I am now including coronavirus-related references within regional and thematic postings; this round-up highlights more general COVID-19 discussions and resources as they relate to displaced populations.]

Calls to action:

Leaving no one behind in the Covid-19 Pandemic: an urgent global call to action for inclusion of migrants & refugees in the Covid-19 response (UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration & Health) [access]

Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees and Other Displaced Persons (Zolberg Inst. et al.) [access]

Blog posts & press:

Beware long-term damage to human rights and refugee rights from the coronavirus pandemic (UNHCR, April 2020) [text]

COVID-19 and the Transmission of Vulnerability (RLI Blog, May 2020) [text]

Displaced people urgently need aid and access to social safety nets as coronavirus causes severe hardship (UNHCR, May 2020) [text]

Displacement and COVID-19: Double marginalization (Medium, April 2020) [text]

How are Refugees Affected by COVID-19? (Johns Hopkins Univ., April 2020) [text]
- Q&A with Paul Spiegel, director of the Center for Humanitarian Health.

Humanitarians in the Frontline: The protection sector in the COVID-19 humanitarian response (Kaldor Centre, April 2020) [text]

Making Migrants Visible to COVID-19 Counting: The Dilemma (openDemocracy, April 2020) [text]

Three Lessons in Crisis Governance for the Age of Coronavirus (World Economic Forum Blog, April 2020) [text via LERRN]

Whose Home in the COVID-19 #StayHome Campaign? (Refugee Law Project Blog, April 2020) [text]

Many more blog posts and op-eds are available via IHSA's page.


COVID-19 and the Displaced: Addressing the Threat of the Novel Coronavirus in Humanitarian Emergencies, Webinar, 27 April 2020 [access]

Resource pages:

COVID-19 Resources (Refugee Studies Centre) [access]
- Links to articles by RSC researchers and others.

Migration and Covid-19 Resource Platform (Lancet Migration) [access]
- "We have developed a resource platform to encourage knowledge sharing across different  regions  globally and to highlight the  need to include migrants and refugees in the Covid-19 response."

Mobility in the Time of COVID-19 (Zolberg Institute) [access]
- Provides access to the a/m Principles of Protection, as well as an "online series of discussions on on the nexus of migration-related issues and COVID-19" and a community resources guide.

Related posts:
Thematic Focus: Rescue at Sea & COVID-19 (27 April 2020)
Regional Focus: U.S. Immigration Policy & COVID-19 (24 April 2020)
- Round-up: COVID-19 - Pt. 1 (17 April 2020)
- Round-up: COVID-19 - Pt. 2 (17 April 2020)

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