publication

Addressing Covid-19's uneven impacts on vulnerable populations in Bangladesh
9
pages
Organisation:
UNDP
Region:
Asia
Topics: Services

The case for shock-responsive social protection

This brief draws on key findings from a UNDP Bangladesh survey on COVID-19 impacts during the pandemic’s first wave in early 2020. It covered 2,500 UNDP beneficiary households across the country. In addition to severe income shocks, analysis reveals that the crisis amplified existing multidimensional vulnerabilities among households.