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Sustaining India's retreating rural migrant population, in villages..

Ensuring survival & livelihood for unorganised sector migrant workers,back in villages from cities due to urban business closure.

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On a personal level I found the local resident association information useful, also informative videos on different aspects by some Un agencies like Unicef. On organisational level, as a non profit, I found some news channels like NDTV quite balanced and credible, also given our own on ground network of non profits in urban and rural India and our volunteers have been a quite precise source of information and news.   

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www.goonj.org 

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • No

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Mostly whatsapp groups, social media channels like facebook. 

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization
  • Word of Mouth
  • other non profits, formal and informal groups doign releif work on ground, our own network.

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

I am missing mostly the hopeful news of how many people have recovered from covid, credible news about treatment, vaccinations, actual status of the pandemic in our country..  

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

the poorest of the poor, rural populations, peoplein unorganised sector, small businesses, women, LGBTQ populations, disabled, sex workers, how people with other ailments are suffering, farmers, children

What is your current profession?

I am a co founder of a 21 years old pan India working non profit.

In what city are you located?

I live in Delhi NCR, with offices all over urban and rural India

In what country are you located?

India

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