Roma Support Group Covid 19 Survey-Deadline 12th April

COVID-19 and the Roma community surveyWe know by now that COVID-19 does not affect everyone equally and that BAME communities are affected worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Underlying inequalities in health, education and work are being made worse by the pandemic and the lockdown period. Roma people are among the most marginalised in the UK, but we still know very little about how the pandemic has affected the community. We have created a survey to find out more and hope you can help us get responses.

The deadline for completing the survey is Monday 12 April.

How to help

We want local authorities to work effectively with the NHS and community organisations to support the Roma community through the pandemic, and that is why we are gathering information on how the Roma community has been affected in the last year, what support people have relied on and whether they are getting access to the healthcare they need.

We encourage distribution of the survey to Roma and anyone working with Roma communities. The survey takes roughly 5–10 minutes for someone with English language skills to complete. If you have time to include this in your work with Roma clients who do not have English language skills, even better. Please contact

ilse@romasupportgroup.org.uk

if you have any questions.

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