Jasmine Valencia’s Oral History

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Title

Jasmine Valencia’s Oral History

Synopsis

● Jasmine Valencia (pseudonym), Filipino, 38 years old, 5 years in Brunei
● Domestic worker, breadwinner for her family (husband and two sons)
● Social distancing, mask wearing
● Opted for alternatives to the health & tracing app (BruHealth) implemented
● Has family members back in Philippines
● Unable to visit family

Date Created

February 6, 2021

Language of interview

English

Index

Biography 1-2
- Family 2-3, 5-6, 8-9, 13-14, 16, 20, 24
--- Philippines 2, 5-8, 14
--- Kids online schooling 8-9
- Friends 2, 7, 12
- Filipino community 12-13

Bruneian Government Covid-response
- Border closure 4-5, 7, 13-14, 16, 23
- Imported Cases 22
- Lockdown 2, 4
- Quarantine 5
- Travel Restrictions 4, 22-23

Communication
- News 2, 6-7, 13
- Social Media 7, 13

Daily Routine
- Panic buying 3

Job
- Domestic Helper 1, 18
- Employer 2, 5, 7, 13

Memory and trauma
- Father’s passing 16

Mobility during pandemic
- Restrictions 7, 17-19, 26
- Social Distancing 10, 12
- Social Gatherings 10
--- Online Church 10, 12
- Supermarket 3, 5, 11-12, 17
--- Data collection 5

Response measures for Covid-19
- BruHIMs app 12
- Fine 19
- Hygiene 11-12
- Masking up 3, 11-12
- Vaccine 13 -14, 22

Support
- Allowance 7-8
--- Remittance back to the Philippines 8
- Relief Fund 11

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Jasmine Valencia’s Oral History