Humanitarian aid for the Nukak

Colombia: Indigenous Peoples at risk from the spread of the pandemic and lack of guarantees for survival

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The current health emergency due to the spread of the Coronavirus Disease for indigenous peoples in Colombia shows all the neglect that affects vulnerable populations. A bulletin of the Territorial Monitoring System – SMT – of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia -ONIC-, published on May 11, illustrates how in Colombia there are 321,611 indigenous […]

Misión médica, Peñas Blancas, Chocó

Embera indigenous community of Peñas Blancas: adrift in a sea of uncertainty

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On April 19th a medical mission led by Mayor’s office of Riosucio, Chocó Privince in Colombia, visited the Emberá Indigenous Community of Peñas Blancas, to assess the symptoms of respiratory disease presented by 97 Emberá. The visit evidenced the precarious health, vulnerability and extreme conditions of the Emberá in this region, as well as the […]

Nukak reciben ayuda

Nukak go into isolation to prevent Covid-19 infection and ensure their survival

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·       Akubadaura and the San José del Guaviare mayor’s office delivered food and tool kits to the Nukak people. San José del Guaviare, april 1st, 2020. Far from the western world and avoiding any contact, the Nukak enter the jungles of Guaviare in the Colombian Amazon. It is the best way to avoid the spread […]

The Nukak go into isolation for Covid19

Covid-19 threatens the Nukak and they return to the depths of the jungle

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• Two of the eight Nukak settlements in Guaviare have gone into isolation. • Akubadaura in coordination with the mayor of San José del Guaviare and Government Agencies donates food and tool kits. • We call for attention of the authorities to prioritize aid to the Nukak people to guarantee their survival in the face […]