With the spread of COVID-19, telework, distance learning, domestic and international movement restrictions, and Stay Home have come to be recommended.
For foreign residents, it is a very serious problem that the relationship with the region is reduced in Japan, where it is not possible to return to Japan due to movement restrictions and the lifestyle, social system, and mother tongue are different.
Due to the lack of living information available at work and school, preparation of applications to public institutions, and information necessary for emergency response, it has become difficult for foreign residents to live their daily lives. ing.
On the website of Nagasaki City Hall, the inspection and prevention of COVID-19 is written in English, Chinese, and Korean, but the population of Vietnamese, Philippine, and Nepalese who have been increasing in Nagasaki City in recent years. It does not support languages. In addition, COVID-19 does not provide information on how to deal with problems such as work and housing that foreign residents in Japan may encounter.
Under such circumstances, the NPO Treasures of The Planet is a student of the Graduate School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University, who has a track record of learning and cooperating with many foreign students, and the Nagasaki International Student Support Center (https). By utilizing the network with the staff of //nagasaki-issc.org/), I came to want to understand and support the specific problems facing foreigners living in Nagasaki City.
We will conduct internet questionnaires and interviews with foreigners living in Nagasaki City, and live voices about what kind of problems foreigners living in Nagasaki City are facing due to the spread of COVID-19.