Fearing Coronavirus, Refugees in Crowded Camps Have Nowhere to Hide

Joseph B. Hash

Jamila Begom and 6 of her family share a tiny bamboo-and-tarpaulin hut in a Bangladesh settlement that is now home to nearly a million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Structures in her camp—one of 34 in the settlement—are so close collectively she can hear her neighbors whisper.

Ms. Begom has attempted not to leave the shelter considering the fact that March 26, when Bangladesh declared a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Trump’s visit: Wall being constructed near Ahmedabad stadium to hide slums

Joseph B. Hash

Forward of US President Donald Trump’s stop by to India afterwards this thirty day period, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is making a wall in entrance of a slum along the street connecting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport to Indira Bridge.

On the other hand, metropolis mayor Bijal Patel denied having information in this regard.

“I have not seen it. I do not know nearly anything about it,” Patel advised reporters listed here.

On Wednesday, a extensive stability verify was conducted at Sabarmati Ashram in advance of Trump’s stop by to Ahmedabad.

In accordance to the Ministry of Exterior Affairs

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