This brief presents key findings from round one of a six part study, exploring the impact of COVID-19 and government response measures on poor and vulnerable groups in urban areas in Ethiopia. The full research report can be found here. Authored by Donna Harris, Alula Teklu, Girmay Medhin, Israel Mitiku, Biniyam Tadesse, and Mekdes Demissie.
In Sierra Leone, Maintains has been undertaking new work looking at how the government can be supported as they respond, adapt and recover from COVID-19. Our team have used a systems lens to analyse the leadership and governance response to COVID-19 and how this looks across both health, and non-health social sectors. This brief underscores the key findings and further recommendations from the full report, as well as provides and update on wider Maintains work.
The effect of COVID-19 and government response measures on poor and vulnerable groups in urban areas in Ethiopia
This research report is the first in a series of six reports which provide an insight into the extent to which COVID-19 and associated government responses and measures affect the urban poor and vulnerable individuals in Ethiopia. A short four page brief presenting the key findings can be found here. Authored by Donna Harris, Alula Teklu, Girmay Medhin, Israel Mitiku, Biniyam Tadesse, and Mekdes Demissie.
This research plan focuses on research activities to build a robust base of empirical evidence in Bangladesh, specifically an evidence base to inform the development of adaptive, shock-responsive social protection systems in the country. Authored by Madhumitha Hebbar and Lucy Scott