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Learning to Cope With Her Husband’s Mental Illness: the Story of Suhad

When Muneer began suffering from psychotic depression, his wife Suhad was not equipped to deal with the disease, protect their...
Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has halted most international travel, the Global Forum on Migration and Development is more important...
Statement

Migration: Partnerships as the Key to Alleviating the Ravages of COVID-19

July 30, 2020

Issued by the Global Forum on Migration and Development Civil Society Mechanism during the 22 July 2020 Friends of the Forum meeting. The statement urges national and local governments and businesses to create partnerships to address issues affecting migrants, many of whom are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

ICMC Humanitarian Assistance and Development

ICMC Humanitarian Assistance and Development

Caritas Bangladesh Raises Alarm Over COVID-19 Pandemic Among Rohingya

Source: Vatican News

Caritas Bangladesh, and ICMC national member organization, has expressed serious concerns over the unhygienic and cramped conditions in the Cox’s Bazar camps, which make the Rohingya refugees extremely vulnerable to Covid-19. 

ICMC Annual Report 2019

ICMC Annual Report 2019

ICMC Annual Report 2019: Celebrating at What We Accomplished Together

ICMC Annual Report 2019: Celebrating What We Accomplished Together

In 2019, the International Catholic Migration Commission worked and spoke in solidarity with migrants and refugees worldwide, providing them with...

Accompanying Migrants in India During COVID-19

Source: Indian Catholic Matters

The COVID-19 lockdown had extreme consequences on India's migrant workers. The Conference of Catholic Bishops of India organized a Zoom meeting to discuss the strategies through which the Church can best assist migrant workers and advocate for their rights.

Bishop Dorsonville: It Takes #AllofUS Working Together to Prevail Over COVID-19

Source: America Magazine

From healthcare workers to grocery store clerks, essential workers with an immigrant background contribute to the survival of Americans during the pandemic, says Bishop Mario Dorsonville, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, an ICMC national member.

The Church on the Pandemic’s Frontline

Source: The Catholic Register

The work of ICMC member Caritas Bangladesh with Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar is one of the examples highlighted in this article about the Catholic Church’s response to the #COVID-19 pandemic. Cox’s Bazar is a refugee camp that houses some 860,000 people. On 14 May, the first case of COVID-19 was recorded there.

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How ICMC Is Responding to Covid-19

The Negative Consequences of Men and Women Stereotypes

The Negative Consequences of Men and Women Stereotypes

Responding to Refugee Healthcare Needs in Pakistan During Covid-19

Responding to Refugee Healthcare Needs in Pakistan During Covid-19

Responding to COVID19: Reports From the Field

Responding to COVID19: Reports From the Field

ICMC Pakistan Redoubles Efforts in the Fight Against COVID-19 2

ICMC Pakistan Redoubles Efforts in the Fight Against COVID-19

ICMC Pakistan’s services, including the operation of medical clinics in 11 refugee camps, have been exempted from the nationwide COVID-19...

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ICMC provides assistance and protection to vulnerable people on the move and advocates for sustainable solutions for refugees and migrants.