COVID-19 and the urban poor in Ethiopia – part three

COVID-19 and the urban poor in Ethiopia – part three

This brief from the third report in a 6-part series, explores the impact of COVID-19 and government response measures on poor and vulnerable groups in urban areas in Ethiopia. The findings highlight four key areas for urgent attention: misconceptions about COVID-19, rising food prices, inadequate and costly water supply and a reduction in the number of people receiving aid. The full research report can be found here.

Authored by Donna Harris, Biniyam Tadesse, Israel Mitiku, Mekdes Demissie, Alula Teklu, Girmay Medhin, and Frehiwot Belachew. The study is funded through the Building Resilience in Ethiopia (BRE) Programme and implemented in partnership with the Maintains Programme.

All Maintains evidence and articles relating to COVID-19 can be found here.

Full title: COVID-19 and the urban poor in Ethiopia – part three
Published by: BRE
Country: Ethiopia
Sector: Disaster risk financing, Education, Gender and equity, Governance, Health, Nutrition, Social protection
Type of resource: Brief
Date produced: November 2020
File type: PDF

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