Updated: Aug 10, 2021
Despite the Covid crisis, remittances from MREs to Morocco show a 45% jump in the first four months of 2021. An evolution which is mainly explained by the resilience of Moroccans around the world and especially their sense of solidarity with their loved ones in these difficult times.
Souad Talsi, also a member of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad (CCME), underlines in this capacity that retired MREs, having no access to any health insurance system in Morocco and who were until then obliged to constantly back and forth between the country of origin and the host country, had to resign themselves to staying in their country of residence because of the Covid crisis, which was very difficult for this segment of the population of Moroccans of the world.
The diaspora also had to face other problems, consequences of the health crisis. These include, explains Souad Talsi, domestic violence against women exacerbated by confinement, more fragile mental health, mainly for people with mental illnesses, and disparities in the quality and conditions of children's access to health. distance education according to the family environment.
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