Response - Coronavirus, The [The Response] [World Service]

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0120200421The first episode includes concerns about the impact of a full lockdown in Ghana, the impact of the closure of public buildings on one man in Mississippi, there’s an insight from Hangzhou in China as the restrictions end and a woman in the UK explains how she felt as the symptoms of Covid 19 became clear. Reflective, informative and timely, these global insights offer a perspective on how the world is facing up to a crisis.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A man sells face masks after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the coronavirus was lifted in Accra. Credit: Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

012020042120200422 (WS)The first episode includes concerns about the impact of a full lockdown in Ghana, the impact of the closure of public buildings on one man in Mississippi, there’s an insight from Hangzhou in China as the restrictions end and a woman in the UK explains how she felt as the symptoms of Covid 19 became clear. Reflective, informative and timely, these global insights offer a perspective on how the world is facing up to a crisis.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A man sells face masks after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the coronavirus was lifted in Accra. Credit: Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

012020042120200425 (WS)The first episode includes concerns about the impact of a full lockdown in Ghana, the impact of the closure of public buildings on one man in Mississippi, there’s an insight from Hangzhou in China as the restrictions end and a woman in the UK explains how she felt as the symptoms of Covid 19 became clear. Reflective, informative and timely, these global insights offer a perspective on how the world is facing up to a crisis.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A man sells face masks after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the coronavirus was lifted in Accra. Credit: Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

01Lockdown: Tales From Riyadh, Hangzhou And Accra2020042120200422 (WS)
20200425 (WS)
Listeners across the globe share their experiences of lockdown and the coronavirus crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

The Response: Coronavirus gives people across the world a platform to broadcast their experience of a pandemic which is transforming lives and economies.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.
If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

01Lockdown: Tales from Riyadh, Hangzhou and Accra2020042120200425 (WS)The first episode includes concerns about the impact of a full lockdown in Ghana, the impact of the closure of public buildings on one man in Mississippi, there’s an insight from Hangzhou in China as the restrictions end and a woman in the UK explains how she felt as the symptoms of Covid 19 became clear. Reflective, informative and timely, these global insights offer a perspective on how the world is facing up to a crisis.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A man sells face masks after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the coronavirus was lifted in Accra. Credit: Getty Images)

Listeners across the globe share their experiences of lockdown and the coronavirus crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

The first episode includes concerns about the impact of a full lockdown in Ghana, the impact of the closure of public buildings on one man in Mississippi, there’s an insight from Hangzhou in China as the restrictions end and a woman in the UK explains how she felt as the symptoms of Covid 19 became clear. Reflective, informative and timely, these global insights offer a perspective on how the world is facing up to a crisis.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A man sells face masks after the partial lockdown in parts of Ghana to halt the spread of the coronavirus was lifted in Accra. Credit: Getty Images)

Listeners across the globe share their experiences of lockdown and the coronavirus crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

02Lockdown: Tales from Brazil, Germany and Australia2020050520200509 (WS)Listeners from Brazil, Germany, Rwanda, Australia and Norway report on their experiences of lockdown, from reaction to Jair Bolsanaro's coronavirus policies to the partial easing of lockdown in Germany, to racial abuse experienced by Chinese residents in Australia.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.
If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A supporter of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro displays a national flag as she takes part in a demonstration in Brasilia. Credit: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images)

Listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

Listeners from Brazil, Germany, Rwanda, Australia and Norway report on their experiences of lockdown, from reaction to Jair Bolsanaro's coronavirus policies to the partial easing of lockdown in Germany, to racial abuse experienced by Chinese residents in Australia.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.
If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: A supporter of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro displays a national flag as she takes part in a demonstration in Brasilia. Credit: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images)

Listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

02Lockdown: Tales From Brazil, Germany And Australia2020050520200509 (WS)Listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

03Lockdown: Tales from Lebanon, Australia, Atlanta and India2020051920200523 (WS)In this episode, Lina Mounzer in Lebanon speaks about the protests which have seen people take to the streets despite lockdown. John McRae shares some good news from Australia and Matthew Krupczak from Atlanta, Georgia, tells us why he is worried that the easing of restrictions in his neighbourhood could mean the sacrifices so far could be for nothing. And Rajesh Kumar Shaw gives us his insights from The Sundarbans in India, where the return of migrant labourers could mean the spread of Covid -19 in an area with only basic medical help.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: People in The Sundarbans in India getting to grips with coronavirus. Credit: Rajesh Kumar Shaw)

Listeners offer their perspectives on a global crisis and their lives in lockdown

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

In this episode, Lina Mounzer in Lebanon speaks about the protests which have seen people take to the streets despite lockdown. John McRae shares some good news from Australia and Matthew Krupczak from Atlanta, Georgia, tells us why he is worried that the easing of restrictions in his neighbourhood could mean the sacrifices so far could be for nothing. And Rajesh Kumar Shaw gives us his insights from The Sundarbans in India, where the return of migrant labourers could mean the spread of Covid -19 in an area with only basic medical help.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: People in The Sundarbans in India getting to grips with coronavirus. Credit: Rajesh Kumar Shaw)

Listeners offer their perspectives on a global crisis and their lives in lockdown

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

03Lockdown: Tales From Lebanon, Australia, Atlanta And India2020051920200523 (WS)Listeners offer their perspectives on a global crisis and their lives in lockdown

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

042020060920200613 (WS)People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

0420200609There is a sense of fatigue around the lockdown. Ray Gillenwater owns a gym, and explains that if he’s ordered to close down again – he will civilly resist. Kody Siegal explains how the tight restrictions of Panama are not quite as tough as you would expect, and Luiza Marchiori from Florianopolis returns to explain how the worst case scenario predicted by many in Brazil appears to be coming true.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: People wait to enter a supermarket wearing face masks amid concern over the spread of the Covid-19 in Panama City. Credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

042020060920200613 (WS)There is a sense of fatigue around the lockdown. Ray Gillenwater owns a gym, and explains that if he’s ordered to close down again – he will civilly resist. Kody Siegal explains how the tight restrictions of Panama are not quite as tough as you would expect, and Luiza Marchiori from Florianopolis returns to explain how the worst case scenario predicted by many in Brazil appears to be coming true.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: People wait to enter a supermarket wearing face masks amid concern over the spread of the Covid-19 in Panama City. Credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

04Lockdown: Tales from Panama and Brazil20200609People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone

There is a sense of fatigue around the lockdown. Ray Gillenwater owns a gym, and explains that if he’s ordered to close down again – he will civilly resist. Kody Siegal explains how the tight restrictions of Panama are not quite as tough as you would expect, and Luiza Marchiori from Florianopolis returns to explain how the worst case scenario predicted by many in Brazil appears to be coming true.

By emailing a voice memo recorded on their smartphones listeners from different countries offer their unique perspectives on a global crisis, and a glimpse of not just their own lives in lockdown, but how their country is tackling this unprecedented challenge.

If you want to tell us your story, send your voice memo to theresponse@bbc.co.uk or simply send us a message saying you want to take part.

(Photo: People wait to enter a supermarket wearing face masks amid concern over the spread of the Covid-19 in Panama City. Credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

People across the world broadcast their experience of the coronavirus pandemic

Tell your story to the world \u2013 using just your mobile phone