Devastation grew by 827% in the Trincheira-Bacajá Indigenous Land (PA), according to an ISA survey. After six months of the pandemic, the government still has no plan to contain Covid-19 among indigenous people
The fire season, a product of illegal deforestation, coincides with a 25% increase in hospital admissions for respiratory problems; in 2020, the pandemic has led to heightened risk for indigenous people
A young Yanomami woman recounts the advance of Covid-19 in her village due to the presence of miners. It has already taken her sister. The Hutukara Yanomami Association formalized a complaint to the authorities demanding action.
Illegal invasions and the intensification of conflicts put at risk the integrity of indigenous people, besides potentializing the spread of the new Coronavirus in Trincheira Bacajá Indigenous Land (Pará State)
Given their vulnerability to the pandemic, the Yanomami and Ye’kwana demand the urgent removal of more than 20,000 gold miners from their territory. The campaign includes a film, monitoring of cases in the territory, and a petition
More than 20 thousand hectares were deforested in the Xingu river basin between March and April. Fires may intensify the overload on health systems in the region, already affected by the new coronavirus pandemic
Beds, respirators and medicines are insufficient to serve all the population of the largest municipality in Brazil, which includes indigenous and riverine people. There have been two deaths already and 180 confirmed cases of Covid-19