This literature review summarises learnings from technical assistance provided by the Maintains programme to the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Sierra Leone on flexible financing for health shock response and on general learnings that may be used by other programmes and actors. Authored by Felix Lung.
This literature review is designed to systematically document the existing evidence base around the nexus of extreme poverty, natural hazards and social protection in Bangladesh which will help develop a stronger evidence base on how essential social services can adapt and expand to respond to changing needs during and after shocks.
The COVID-19 pandemic will cause the already significant numbers of people who do not have enough to eat to rise, with predictions that some 265 million people could be pushed into acute food insecurity. This rapid literature review explores strategies to address the short and longer term impacts of malnutrition caused by the pandemic.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, education provision has been disrupted at an unprecedented scale. This rapid literature review draws lessons from the global experience on the direct and indirect impacts of a pandemic like COVID-19. Authored by Shrochis Karki.