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How Covid-19 could destroy indigenous communities

30th Jul 2020
Indigenous peoples tend to be at higher risk from emerging infectious diseases. Covid-19 is no exception – and some experts say it could destroy whole nations and communities. SOURCE BBC.com


‘We are facing extermination’: Brazil losing a generation of indigenous leaders to Covid-19

19th Jul 2020
Coronavirus has swept through tribes, killing elders – and inflicting irreparable damage on tribal history, culture and medicine. SOURCE : The Guardian


Joint Statement of Network of Indigenous Women’s in Asia (NIWA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

21st Jun 2020
A joint statement on the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous peoples in Asia


Disaster looms for indigenous Amazon tribes as COVID-19 cases multiply

16th Jun 2020
Indigenous communities in Brazil suffer from the virus on one hand and "genocidal" interlopers on the other, rights groups say. SOURCE : National Geographic


As Mining Continues During Coronavirus, Local Indigenous Communities at High Risk

3rd Jun 2020
Mining sites across the globe have become hot spots for coronavirus infections, threatening thousands of workers and indigenous and rural communities. SOURCE: Yale Environment 360


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