[Bangladesh] Films4Peace reaches out to migrants

[Bangladesh] Films4Peace reaches out to migrants

Greetings from Films 4 Peace Foundation! Our world is in state of flux, with a lot of worry and fear. Read More
[Hong Kong] Groups call on HK government to include migrants in protection program

[Hong Kong] Groups call on HK government to include migrants in protection program

Press Statement 16 March 2020 聲明稿 2020年3月16日   Health and labour rights of migrant domestic workers, “at risk” with the Read More
[Malaysia] Tenaganita, locals provide relief to distressed migrants

[Malaysia] Tenaganita, locals provide relief to distressed migrants

Tenaganita, together with Refuge for Refugees, Dapur Jalanan and Liga Rakyat Demokratik, launched a food relief drive for all migrants Read More

[Results] Online Survey on Thailand-based Filipinos during COVID

The online survey was conducted by the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants among Filipinos living and working in Thailand from Read More
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COVID-19 Government Responses

Governments developed policies and actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Where do migrants figure in the policies?.

  • Australia

    (updated 10 April 2020) This section contains the following: Visa policies Stimulus packages Financial assistance by Victoria government to migrants

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  • Bangladesh

    (updated 10 April 2020) The Bangladesh government has released a stimulus package amounting US$8 billion, focused on assisting industries as

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  • Hong Kong

    (updated 10 April 2020) Stimulus Package Hong Kong included in its 2020-2021 budget a stimulus package, which includes: A HK$10,000

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  • India

    (updated 12 April 2020) On March 26, India announced a US$22.6 billion spending plan helps the poor cope with the

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  • Indonesia

    (updated 12 April 2020) Indonesia does not have any policy response to the COVID-19 outbreak in relation to their nationals

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  • Japan

    (updated 12 April 2020) Japan passed two stimulus packages, worth US$19.6 billion, which include US$15 billion loan programs for small

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  • Macau (SAR China)

    (updated 12 April 2020) Macau is expected to spend MOP 20 billion (US$2.5 billion) for direct payments, loans and tax

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  • Malaysia

    (updated 12 April 2020) Malaysia issues US$4.8 billion stimulus package in February, which includes US$453 million support to the tourism

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  • New Zealand

    The NZ$16.1 billion (US$9.62 billion) stimulus includes wage subsidies, bolstering the healthcare sector’s response to the virus, more money for

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COVID-19 Migrant Support Updates

  • ASPAC-based Filipinos Demand Quick Action From PH Government

  • [Malaysia] Tenaganita, locals provide relief to distressed migrants

  • [Asia Pacific] APMM position paper on migrants amid COVID-19

  • [Bangladesh] Films4Peace reaches out to migrants

  • [Bangladesh] NGOs call for humanitarian treatment, not hatred of returning migrants

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COVID-19 Migrant Support Updates

The APMM and Films4Peace Foundation released an online survey looking in to the situation and needs of Bangladeshi migrants during the pandemic. The online survey is in Bangla. Here is the survey link.

An online survey for migrant Filipinos living and working in Thailand was released 13th of April. The online survey is in Tagalog. Here is the survey link.

About APMM

The COVID-19 Migrant Monitor is an urgent action campaign providing timely and appropriate information relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its impact on migrants.