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‘I don’t feel stranded’: Australian volunteer in India busy helping his neighbours – Sydney Morning Herald

He has tested positive to COVID-19 twice but volunteer teacher Tom Delaney is in no hurry to leave India.



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I dont feel stuck or stranded, he says.
Although Delaney thinks banning all travel from India to Australia is maybe an overreaction.
The turmoil of Indias latest coronavirus wave is taking a huge economic toll.
Delaneys neighbours, many of whom are daily labourers or self-employed vendors on very low incomes, have been hit especially hard.
People are scrounging by on very little, he says. It is incredible how people have survived.
Delaney has chosen to live in a slum neighbourhood where he shares…

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