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In Times of Pandemic: Scalabrian Solidarity from Lima to Kaohsiung

Our account of the initiatives undertaken by the missionaries to help the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 emergency continues Rome, June 19, 2020 – In these months of lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic, many initiatives have been undertaken by Scalabrinian missions and centers around the world in support of those who have found it difficult to meet even the most basic needs, both in the migrant and resident population.

Atypical Quarantine: How Refugees Live the Coronavirus Crisis in São Paulo

Casa do Migrante, in the center of São Paulo, gathers 68 people of 16 nationalities; the residents have agreed to social distancing São Paulo, April 13, 2020 – After two months looking for work, with interviews and admission exams done, Venezuelan Asia Carreño was ready to start working as an attendant at a cafe in São Paulo. That was when the pandemic of the new coronavirus arrived in Brazil. The establishment closed its doors on