In an immigrant enclave in Georgia, community members work to combat Covid-19

WASHINGTON D.C. (The New Arab) Since the beginning of the pandemic, Mohammed Tamer has been helping to protect his community from the coronavirus. Nearly every day, he has been distributing personal protective equipment, hand sanitiser and masks in his town of Clarkston, Georgia. “We showed up, and they were thrilled,” says Tamer, a student from Georgia State University, who along with other volunteers has distributed more than 28,000 packages in the area since the beginning of the pandemic. He has lived in the community ever since he and his family from Iraq arrived in the US when he was nine…

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