The sudden lock down imposed by the Indian government with a view to clamp down the spread of Coronavirus has had a devastating effect on migrant workers in India. With work on construction sites now stopped, these populations are being deprived of their only sources of income, and facing even more stigmatization as they are […]
In India, the widespread confinement caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has left thousands of migrant workers stranded on the sites where they originally came to work. Far from their families, their homes and now without any income-generating activity, Aide et Action is working to assist them on a daily basis. Before nationwide-containment was declared to […]
Assam State, located in northeastern India, is currently experiencing severe flooding. Lakhimpur and Biswanath districts, where Aide et Action is currently running education projects, have been hit badly with over 6,000 people, including more than 1,000 children, now affected. Our on-site teams are assessing the situation in these areas and planning how to best deploy emergency assistance as soon as possible.