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How are European Migrants from the MENA Countries Affected by COVID-19? Insights from an Online Survey

Published Online: 12 Aug 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 9 (2020) - Issue 1 (August 2020)
Page range: 128 - 143
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
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2285-388X
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05 Dec 2019
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

COVID-19 pandemic has affected and still affects many countries in the world, reshaping many of the economic and social activities. Based on the results of an online survey, this paper highlights the perceptions of the way the pandemic has affected one of the most vulnerable categories in a society, migrants. We focus our research on the migrants and refugees from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, living in Europe, as in the recent years and mostly after the migrant crisis in 2015, they are in large numbers in European countries. Using ANOVA models, our results show that unemployed migrants, students but also migrants who find it difficult on present income are most worried about the COVID-19 crisis and fell they will be greatly affected in terms of income and employment by this crisis. Also, women are more worried by COVID-19 than men with respect to the health aspect.

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