Covid-19 and the response and mitigation efforts taken to contain the virus have triggered a global crisis impacting on all aspects of life. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic for forcibly displaced persons (refugees, internally displaced persons and asylum seekers) extends beyond its health impacts and includes serious socioeconomic and protection impacts. This rapid review focuses on the available evidence of the socioeconomic impacts of the crisis on forcibly displaced persons, with a focus where possible and relevant on examples from countries of interest to the Covid Collective programme: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Iraq, Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Sudan, Syria, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
As a critical component in batteries used for electric vehicles, demand for cobalt continues to surge. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the world’s largest reserves of cobalt and […]
This briefing summarises key issues identified by Covid Collective partners and academic literature around data, knowledge and information in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic response and recovery, and a […]
During the pandemic, people living in poor and densely populated informal settlements struggled due to a lack of space, water, resources, and services, and were reliant on informal work which […]