Covid-19: The Kiribati sailors stranded 8,000 miles from dwelling

Commerce unions representing sailors have claimed that a whole lot of 1000’s are nonetheless being prevented from travelling dwelling due to Covid restrictions and border closures.

Some seafarers stranded in northern Germany haven’t been capable of see their households on the opposite facet of the world for almost two years.

100 and thirty males from Kiribati within the Pacific Ocean who’re residing in a youth hostel say they’re now determined to return.

Their authorities sealed off borders in the beginning of the pandemic to cease the virus getting onto the island, which has nonetheless recorded no constructive instances.

Authorities there have instructed them they’re doing all they will to get them dwelling.

Producer: Sira Thierij

Digicam: Maarten Willems

Reporter: Nick Beake

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