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June 29, 2020

MSU sociologists help refugees stay safe from COVID-19

In refugee camps and urban settlements throughout the Middle East and North Africa, the threat of COVID-19 is high in the minds of the non-governmental organizations. In some cases, items as simple as soap can be hard to find. In others, the volunteers themselves are scarce as fear of infection spreads.

However, two MSU sociologists believe that there are ways to keep refugees from being overwhelmingly affected by the spread of COVID-19, while supporting the life-saving work of NGOs.

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By: Karessa Weir