A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA
A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA

In Taiwan’s ‘container houses’ for migrant workers, coronavirus not the only health risk

  • While Taiwan has avoided a huge outbreak, activists doubt the government’s readiness to protect migrant workers, some of whom live in dorms of 30 people a room
  • Aside from the coronavirus, packed dorms located within factory grounds leave workers at risk of fire hazards

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA
A picture of a dorm in Taichung provided by a migrant worker to the Taiwan International Workers Association. Photo: TIWA
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