Reverse Migration COVID-19 Lockdown Social Economic Impacts

Reverse Migration COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Impacts

Reverse Migration


Reverse migration is defined as the migration of people from urban areas to rural areas. While the right direction of migration is from rural areas to urban areas. In March 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown migration patterns dramatically changed in reverse direction. job losses due to the anticipation of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, mass movement of migrants rushed to get home, from Europe, the Gulf, North America, and Domestic migrants took trains or by foot from big cities in India back to their towns and villages.


COVID-19 Lockdown Social Economic Impacts


The spread of COVID-19 pandemic has threatened human lives across the globe. the COVID-19 Lockdown disrupted livelihoods, trade, economy and businesses across across the world. Socio-Cultural Impacts due to the Physical isolation by the COVID -19 pandemic lockdowns have led to depression, alcoholism, substance abuse, and in some cases suicides. poor and disadvantaged groups suffers more by the COVID -19 lockdown. migrant workers stuck at national and international borders, while returning to their own homes and faced the unfair treatment, rage, negative psychological impacts, of the Covid -19 pandemic. The global economy is heading toward a severe unprecedented economic crisis due to the COVID-19 Lockdown. As the global social economic conditions have been profoundly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. all countries in the world have faced difficulties due to Covid-19, but the South Asian countries due to their large population have faced more challenging situation like health care problem, increase poverty rates, lack of water and sanitation, and inadequate living space to follow the social distancing to stop the spread of the Covid -19 virus, imposed of stringent COVID -19 lockdowns, affected the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in the South Asian countries. Covid-19 Lockdown impacts on social and economic sectors including migration, tourism, informal sector, agriculture and rural livelihoods dwindling micro-small and medium industries, and informal businesses, included closure of offices, restaurants, hotels, schools, colleges and education institutions, international borders, suspension of visas, complete international and domestic travel ban, ban on public gatherings. huge sources of foreign exchange have also been affected significantly due to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.