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India: Jarawas In Andaman Islands

Categories: South Asia, India, Health

Fractured Earth on the plight of the Jarawas in the Andaman Islands [1]. “Some of you may be aware of the rapidly deteriorating situation of the Jarawa of the Andaman Islands. We are told that they number around 300. A new epidemic of measles has struck them, with children who were born after the last epidemic in 1999 being affected.”