Frank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan WongFrank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Frank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Coronavirus: left out of Hong Kong relief packages, asylum seekers struggle with higher food prices, lack of masks

  • Unable to stretch monthly welfare aid, some need emergency supplies, help from charities simply to eat
  • NGOs working with refugees, asylum seekers say they should be included in government assistance schemes

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Frank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan WongFrank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Frank (not his real name) is a recognised refugee from Somalia who lost his job at a five-star hotel in due to cutbacks made amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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