Least Protected, Most Affected: Migrants and refugees facing extraordinary risks during the COVID-19 pandemic

From the outset of COVID-19, and on a global basis, since January 2020, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies have been working to prevent, address and respond to the pandemic and to reduce the economic, social and psychological impacts of the virus, with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

This report analyses the disproportionate impacts the pandemic has on migrants and refugees—from border closures to increased barriers to basic services.