The Selective Bibliography of Forced Migration, Pandemic, and COVID-19
COVID-19 has dominated the attention of the world. There are over three million reported cases as well as over 200,000 virus related deaths as of April 28, 2020. There are also millions (if not billions) of headlines, tweets, news reports, livestreams, blogs, etc. purporting to have the most accurate, correct, and up to date information.The first steps of solving a problem have always been understanding it. Now, part of understanding COVID-19 is sifting through the 24-hour media news cycle.
In several countries, the healthcare system has collapsed and the non-pharmaceutical interventions, such as lock downs, has stagnated the economy and made thousands of unemployment and income decrease. Elections have been postponed. Schools are out of session. The entire world is feeling the effects of this pandemic but the entire world is not feeling them equally. The following collection of sources the vast variety affects of COVID-19 on a vast-variety of migrants.
COVID-19 and Migration
Abu Toameh, Khaled and Anna Ahronheim, “Coronavirus spread in Gaza would be a ‘catastrophe,’” Jerusalem Post, March 22, 2020.
Alvarez, Priscilla. “Refugee admissions to the US temporarily suspended,” CNN, March 18, 2020.
Alvarez, Priscilla. “13 changes to the US immigration system during the coronavirus pandemic,” CNN, March 20, 2020.
Beech, Hannah and Ben Hubbard, “Unprepared for the Worst: World’s Most Vulnerable Brace for Virus,” The New York Times, March 26, 2020.
Brown, Susan. “Coleraine’s Doctor Susan Brown on front line of COVID 19 CRISIS among Syrian refugees in Lebanon,” Chronicle, March 24, 2020.
“Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and you,” CDC, accessed March 18, 2020.
“Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country,” Aljazeera, March 27, 2020, Department of Global Communications. “United Nations Mobilizes Globally in Fight against COVID-19,”United Nations, March 16, 2020.
Ducharme, Jamie. “World Health Organization Declares COVID-19 a ‘Pandemic.’ Here’s What That Means,” TIME, March 11, 2020.
Duygu, Cantekin, and Tulin Gencoz. “Mental health of Syrian asylum seekers in Turkey: The role of pre-migration and post-migration risk factors.” Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 36, no.10(2017): 835-859, doi: 101521jscp20173610835.Fallon, Katy, and Harriet Grant. “Lesbos coronavirus case sparks fears for refugee camp,” The Guardian, March 11, 2020.
Fallon, Katy, and Harriet Grant. “Lesbos coronavirus case sparks fears for refugee camp,” The Guardian, March 11, 2020.
“Fears of coronavirus increase barriers against asylum-seekers,” The Japan Times, March 7, 2020.
Feuer, William. “Worldwide coronavirus cases top 500,000, doubling in just over a week,” CNBC, March 26, 2020.
Godin, Mélissa. “Coronavirus Is Closing Borders in Europe and Beyond. What Does That Means for Refugees?”TIME, March 25, 2020.
Høvring, Roald. “10 things you should know about coronavirus and refugees,” NRC, March 16, 2020.
“ISIL claims deadly attack in Ebola-wracked eastern DR Congo,” Aljazeera, June 5, 2019.
“‘Just one case’: fears coronavirus may spread like wildfire in world’s refugee camps,” Reuters, April 2, 2020.
Kamruzzaman, Md. “COVID-19: Bangladesh enforces lockdown in Rohingya refugee camps,” Anadolu Agency, March 26, 2020.
“Keeping your distance to stay safe,” American Psychological Association, accessed March 24, 2020.
Levin, Sam. “’I won’t survive’: Iranian scientist in US detention says Ice will let Covid-19 kill many,” The Guardian, March 27, 2020.
“Live blog: Refugees in the COVID-19 crisis,” UNHCR, accessed April 2, 2020.
Lock, Helen. “What Coronavirus Means for Europe’s Refugees and How You Can Help,” GLOBAL CITIZEN, March 25, 2020.
Monella, Lillo Montalto and Rita Palfi. “Orban uses coronavirus as excuse to suspend asylum rights in Hungary,”euronews., March 3, 2020.
“New front: Worry over COVID-19 spreading in African refugee camps,” AlJazeera, Accessed April 2, 2020.
Pervez, Fouad. “Amid Global Coronavirus Outbreak, What About Refugees?” United States Institute of Peace, March 18, 2020.
Porter, Matthew, and Nick Haslam. “Predisplacement and Postdisplacement Factors Associated with Mental Health of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: A Meta-Analysis.” Journal of the American Medical Association 294, no. 5 (2005): 602-612, doi:10.1001/jama.294.5.602.
“Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at risk of COVID-19 infection,” Aljazeera, March 30, 2020.
Sharma, Gouri. “COVID-19 lockdown hits Berlin’s unemployed, homeless and refugees,” Aljazeera, March 27, 2020.
Şimşek, Ayhan. “Germany temporarily stops refugee intake programs,” Anadolu Agency, March 18, 2020.
Tondo, Lorenzo. “Salvini attacks Italy PM over coronavirus and links to rescue ship,” The Guardian, February 24, 2020.
“UN to suspend refugee resettlement abroad due to coronavirus travel restrictions,” France 24, March 17, 2020.
Walker, Kira. “Refugees and displaced highly vulnerable to COVID-19,” nature middle east, March 18, 2020.
“Will coronavirus slow the world’s conflicts – or intensify them?” The Japan Times, March 24, 2020.