“We can’t do anything to protect ourselves,” says Somali refugee Hamda, who is housed with her mother at a refugee camp in Medan. Photo: Raymondo
“We can’t do anything to protect ourselves,” says Somali refugee Hamda, who is housed with her mother at a refugee camp in Medan. Photo: Raymondo

‘Slow-motion genocide’: coronavirus fears grow among refugees in Indonesia, Bangladesh and Thailand

  • Rohingya and Somali refugees in camps are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19, given their cramped living situation and limited access to health care
  • But after years in limbo, some are resigned to the bleak prospect of contracting the disease

“We can’t do anything to protect ourselves,” says Somali refugee Hamda, who is housed with her mother at a refugee camp in Medan. Photo: Raymondo
“We can’t do anything to protect ourselves,” says Somali refugee Hamda, who is housed with her mother at a refugee camp in Medan. Photo: Raymondo
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