The effect of COVID-19 and government response measures on poor and vulnerable groups in urban areas in Ethiopia – report four
This research report is the fourth in a series of six rounds of research, looking at the effects of COVID-19 on the poor and vulnerable urban households in Ethiopia. The report assesses the governments ongoing response to the pandemic as well as changes in household food security, livelihoods, education and access and use of health services and, explores how attitudes and behaviour towards the pandemic have changed. The results so far indicate that there have been varied impacts throughout the research sample, which to an extent are related to structural inequalities. The first three reports are available here.
Authored by Donna Harris, Biniyam Tadesse, Israel Mitiku, Mekdes Demissie, Alula Teklu, Girmay Medhin, and Frehiwot Belachew.
This policy brief presents recommendations based on the key findings from the research undertaken by Maintains; a qualitative exploration of the views on the ESR’s usability and, a data quality assessment of the data contained in the ESR. Both opportunities and barriers to the effective implementation of the Single Registry are provided, with recommendations focused on data and coordination.
Recommendations to strengthen Uganda’s Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities (ERP): Coordination systems in the ERP
This policy brief presents recommendations on the coordination systems of the ERP, based on our full report. The ERP relies on the coordination of decisions and activities of multiple national and local actors in a short time-frame. The brief provides findings on the mechanisms of coordination, the effectiveness of the mechanisms and, obstacles to its overall success, as well as recommendations on leadership and levels of decision making.
Recommendations to strengthen Uganda’s Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities (ERP): Financing of the ERP
This policy brief presents recommendations on the financing of the ERP, based on our research report. One of the aims of the ERP is to coordinate and mobilise financing which contribute to the objectives of improving access, quality, and system strengthening. The brief highlights the ERP’s financing needs and mechanisms and provides recommendations for strengthening financing for the ERP.