COVID-19 and the Marshallese
In this article Ola Gunnhildrud Berta, Elise Berman and Albious Latior explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Marshallese communities within and outside of the Marshall islands.
While the Marshall islands themselves may be free of COVID-19, the authors show us that they are still affected by the pandemic economically and through diaspora communities.
Using the personal stories of Marshallese affected by COVID-19, the authors illustrate how pandemic impacts are unequal, how they are tied to neocolonial policies, and how they leave those impacted worse off than they could possibly have imagined.
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