Sierra Leone’s response to COVID-19 has been built on its experience of managing Ebola, but has faced a series of institutional and operational challenges that have influenced these efforts. This working paper reviews the first three months of the outbreak in Sierra Leone, exploring challenges and offering insights for Maintains and others wishing to support the response. Authored by Kevin Grieco, Yasmina Yusuf and Niccoló Meriggi.
This rapid literature review on disaster risk financing (DRF) and public finance is part of a COVID-19 series of publications from Maintains. It draws on literature from DRF and public financial management (PFM) to provide a snapshot of the current state of research on the impact of health shocks on low and middle income countries. Authored by Felix Lung, Maintains Global DRF Advisor and Learning Lead.