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South Asia faces a remittances crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

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South Asia faces a remittances crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

South Asia faces a remittances crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus lockdowns cost millions of migrant workers their jobs, halting billions in remittances they sent home.

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