30 Mar, 2020

News Feed - Mar. 23-29

by Food&Migration

Stranded by virus lockdown, India migrant workers walk home

With India locked down over the coronavirus and no way to earn money, Dilipji Thakor faces a grim choice: either walk home or die hungry. Thakor is among millions of migrant workers left jobless and penniless by the full shutdown of the country on Wednesday that has sparked an exodus from major cities.

France 24

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Farmers warn over food supply with harvest workers shut out

Cross-border flows of agricultural labour slow, forcing growers to recruit at home

Financial Times

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Libya’s refugees face being cut off from aid due to coronavirus

Fear of being left without money or food following suspension of some NGO activities adds to already desperate situation

The Guardian

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