Booklet for Indigenous Peoples about Coronavirus
The Associated Indigenists and the Association of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil have created a booklet with guidelines on prevention and the emergency support from the Federal Government
The cases of the new coronavirus in Brazil are escalating, with almost maximum occupancy of ICU beds and hospital wards in some cities. For this reason, concern for the health of indigenous peoples is also growing. iCS was one of the emergency funders of the booklet “Guidelines for Indigenous Peoples: Coronavirus and Emergency Support,” organized by the Associated Indigenists (INA) and the Association of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) with the objective of providing informing about prevention and how to safely receive the emergency support from the Federal Government. Among the recommendations are social isolation, avoiding going to cities in the coming months, staying in the village and prohibiting the entry of non-indigenous people, among others. You can see the document here.