Refugees seeking a fresh start in Canada amid coronavirus face uncertain future

Ali Mansour spent his first two weeks in Canada watching through a window as winter give way to spring and squirrels ran across the lawn. As one of the last … Read More

Coronavirus cases detected in Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh: officials

The novel coronavirus has been detected in one of the southern Bangladesh camps that are home to more than a million Rohingya refugees, officials said on Thursday, as humanitarian groups … Read More

Coronavirus: Officials failed to protect Montreal’s vulnerable neighbourhoods, activists say

Some of Montreal’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods appear to be bearing the brunt of the city’s COVID-19 numbers, leading community organizers to question why more wasn’t done to protect them. Montreal … Read More

Displaced people, refugees especially vulnerable to COVID-19: report

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, a new report is warning that refugees and asylum seekers around the world will be disproportionately impacted by the virus, and that government … Read More

UN to suspend refugee resettlement because of coronavirus

By Anna Mehler Paperny Reuters Posted March 17, 2020 2:52 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Travel restrictions imposed to fight … Read More