Land rights have been fundamental to the pandemic response of indigenous communities, like that of the Embera of Panama’s Darien.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called on Brazil to address the Covid-19 pandemic in the Yanomami Territory.
The Amazon Emergency Fund (AEF) received a $2 million donation from the French Government to deliver COVID-19 relief to indigenous communities.
Miners Out, COVID-19 Out: The Yanomami and Ye’Kwana People of the Brazilian Amazon Launch a Global Campaign to Expel Miners From Their Territory
Indigenous leaders demand the urgent removal of 20,000 illegal gold miners from their lands to prevent the spread of COVID-19
SOS Rainforest Live: Major Artists Unite in Support of Indigenous Guardians of the Rainforests Threatened by the COVID-19 Pandemic
On June 21st, major international artists will join in solidarity with indigenous peoples for a livestream concert to raise awareness and support for indigenous forest guardians under extreme threat from the coronavirus.
El COVID-19 amenaza a los pueblos Emberá y Wounaan del Darién en Panama a medida que incrementa la deforestación en sus territorios.
COVID-19 is straining the Embera and Wounaan peoples of the Darien as the threat of deforestation in their territories creeps higher.
Rainforest Foundation US Partners With Indigenous Peoples and Ally Organizations on New Amazon Emergency Fund
RFUS has joined forces with COICA and other NGOs to establish a fund that supports indigenous communities facing COVID-19.
Se Lanza una Nueva Herramienta para Optimizar la Respuesta al COVID-19 en las Comunidades Indígenas de Panamá
Rainforest Foundation US está trabajando con COONAPIP para desarrollar un mapa en línea para coordinar la ayuda humanitaria del COVID-19 a las comunidades indígenas en Panamá.
Rainforest Foundation US is working with COONAPIP to develop an online map to coordinate COVID-19 humanitarian aid to indigenous communities in Panama.
This map tracks current COVID-19 cases alongside the presence of traditional authorities or local humanitarian organizations located around indigenous peoples’ communities in Panama.
An interview with two indigenous leaders about their communities’ reactions to COVID-19.