Dear Partners and Friends of SEA Junction, As you may be aware, our venue has been closed for renovations since mid-March. Our former 40-meter area was unable to accommodate a large crowd for events like before due to COVID-19 containment restrictions in the past 2 years. We were glad that, in February, the BACC offered…
One day, I saw a shocking news appearing on my Facebook timeline. Five youth including a girl jumped from the rooftop of a tall building after they knew they could not escape from the soldiers raiding their hideout. All died.
I expected such an incident and did an exercise to escape from a rooftop exit. Thinking the fate of the youths, I asked myself: What I would have done if I were there. Suddenly, I felt the scent of death.
L’Asie du Sud-Est est la première région à avoir été touchée par la Covid-19 après la Chine. Tout a commencé en janvier 2020 avec l’identification d’un premier cas en Thaïlande. Cette année-là, la plupart des pays de la région ont réussi à maîtriser la pandémie, mais les répercussions socio-économiques ont été profondes
Southeast Asia was the first region outside of China to be affected by COVID-19 following the identification of a first case in Thailand in January 2020. Although that year most of the region managed to keep the pandemic under control, the socio-economic impacts were severe as social life was disrupted and livelihoods lost
A fourteen-day journal chronicles my journey with COVID-19. From the days in isolation in a facility my city set up for the infected, to my bittersweet homecoming to recover together with my daughter whom I infected with the virus. The story revolves around the immediate despair when I knew I was infected, the hopelessness of the situation as well as the uncertainty.
Nearly 15 hours daily, Mondays to Saturdays. That’s how Marguerite Maguzzo spends six of the seven days of the week attending to people who are scheduled to receive their vaccinations against COVID-19. She is required to be at the vaccination site from as early as 7 a.m. to as late as 8 p.m. when the encoders have finished their work for the day.
With support of China Medical Board and individual donors, SEA Junction is pleased to announce that after careful review we have selected and provided grants for the following organizations and activities, see details in the posters below. Please stay tuned for more updates of their activities!
The project is born out of solidarity with the uprising movement in Burma that has been fighting for democracy since the attempted coup d’état led by General Min Aung Hlaing.
From Fear to Resilience: Storytelling of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia. 2021 Call for Photo, Short Video and Art Essays by SEA Junction and Partners
SEA Junction invites all to make an effort to collectively provide a transformative visual journaling of the COVID pandemic that shows strenght and hope.
Disaster risk is becoming increasingly complex, with risk drivers and consequences multiplying and colliding in unanticipated ways. Whilst mortality rates have decreased over the last decade, the overall number of people affected by disasters in terms of injury and disruption to livelihood appears to be growing.