As a resident of Belgium, it is important that you are aware of the precautions to protect yourself and others against contamination. 

What can you do to protect yourself?

The Federal Public Service for Public Health provides recommendations on their website in Dutch | French | German | English 

The Agentschap Integratie en Inburgering presents all sources of information together with information on contamination and the latest government measures in eighteen different languages. 

The SeTIS Wallon, a social interpreting service, has also translated the precautionary measures and government decisions to combat the coronavirus. This information is available in 17 languages in PDF format and in 13 languages in video format.  

The House of Health also bundles multilingual information, and looks at local, urban advice. 

What do you need to know as an asylum-seeker? 

Fedasil provides information in twelve languages regarding applications for international protection, measures in centers, the ban on assembly and what to do in case of illness. 

Where can you go for help?  

On the website of Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen you will find information on where to find shelter, sanitary facilities, food distributions, medical help, legal and social advice, psychological assistance and leisure activities. 

What is allowed/not allowed and what can you do?  

More than 50 humanitarian organizations, including UNHCR, have produced a children’s book that clearly explains the situation, the disease and the measures, in 15 languages.  

See also

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