The reality of Covid 19 for disabled migrants

Many of DRW’s participants, disabled migrants, have more difficulties in getting the daily life to function due to Covid 19. This is due to many things but mainly to inaccessible housing, the lack of social benefits and a lacking social network. Many of these people live in socio-economically marginalised areas and have difficulty leaving their homes leaving them isolated.

Short Impact Report – June 2020

This short impact report offers a glimpse of the work carried out by DRW from September 2017 until June 2020. A goal has been to keep the report short so detail is limited but still given so that the reader can gain a good understanding of the project at hand. The purpose of this document is to be able to spread information on DRW with a hope to find funding for a future national knowledge and support center for disabled migrants.

Reply on COVID-19 from Commissioner Dalli

(Svenska) The COVID-19 pandemic is indeed particularly harmful to those who are most vulnerable from a health point of view. Social isolation measures, the risk of infection for bothcare professionals and personswith disabilities,together withthe limited availability of protective material create additional challenges.

First Pod – DRW and Corona – 31 March 2020 – English to Amharic

Corona – Covid 19 is a world pandemic and crisis for all countries. This both as the healthcare systems are overloaded and people are dying. We are also in a world economic crisis to which we do not see the end nor grasp the results.

(Svenska) DRW:s möte med Infoteket om funktionshinder i Uppsala Region

(Svenska) Den 3 juni åkte Julius Ntobuah och Jamie Bolling från DRW i Farsta till Uppsala för att träffa Ann Liljemark och Johan Mälson som jobbar som vägledare på Infoteket om funktionshinder i Uppsala

Disabled Refugees Welcome at Järvaveckan 2019

Disabled Refugees Welcome project participated in the Järvaveckan for the first time from the 12th of June until the 16th of June. Järvaveckan is about reducing the distance between people and elected representatives. The living hub of Järvaveckan is a great meeting place for community engagement.

Sisay Game Beyene conveys his experience at Järvaveckan

First of all, I would like to say it is my pleasure to present Disabled Refugees Welcome for the distinguished guests to the DRW tent. I would like to extend my special thanks to Disabled Refugees Welcome (DRW) project’s leader Jamie Bolling for giving me the opportunity to attend Järvaveckan; thank you! My friends, colleagues … Continue reading Sisay Game Beyene conveys his experience at Järvaveckan

Meet DRW interns

My name is Brooke Antol, and I am about to begin my last academic year at North Carolina State University, where I am studying Political Science with the goal of attending law school after graduation. I chose to come to Sweden for the summer because I was eager to learn about Swedish and Scandinavian culture.

Network meeting in Botkyrka – with project “Flexibel Samhällsinformation”

Julius Ntobuah from DRW met with representatives from Huddinge and Salem municipalities and with the organisation Hela Människan in Botkyrka, the Swedish church in Huddinge as well as with other organisations.