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Evidence Reviews

Evidence Review: COVID-19 Recovery in South Asian Urban Informal Settlements

This evidence review highlights local responses, grassroots efforts, and challenges around COVID-19 recovery within urban informal settlements in South Asia. It focuses on specific examples from Karachi, Pakistan and Mumbai, India to inform policy responses for COVID-19 recovery and future…
SSHAP
2022
Caption: Dharavi_DSC3254 Credit: M M / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)
blog

What Covid-19 responses in urban India can teach us about community engagement

12th May 2022
When Covid-19 broke out in India, Janbhagidari - which translates to community engagement - was adopted by Civil Society Organisations…
UNICEF/Biju BORO/UN0455652
blog

Building preparedness against future COVID-19 waves in India

16th August 2021
This blog argues that India and countries across the world need to implement short-term measures for immediate pandemic relief, but…
news

Indian government failed to prepare for deadly second Covid wave and must act for future prevention

Researchers recommend that in the short-term, local and national government in India should focus on immediate relief, provision of critical…
2nd July 2021
UN0455652
Evidence Reviews
UNICEF/UN0455598
news

Urgent call for basic human rights and services to be protected for India’s poorest during Covid

Lessons from India’s first wave must inform swift action and recovery planning to save lives according to researchers.
14th May 2021
UNICEF India/2021/Kuldeep Rohilla
Briefings

Smart Cities and COVID-19: Implications for Data Ecosystems from Lessons Learned in India arnehi

Best data practice recommendations for the use of technology for surveillance, fact-checking and coordinated control during crisis or emergency response.
SSHAP
2021
Infographics

COVID-19: Impacts of the Pandemic on Vulnerable Communities in India guhi

How have existing inequalities and vulnerabilities affected India’s response?
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF Ethiopia/2017/Zerihun Sewunet
Journal Article

COVID-19 and pastoralism: reflections from three continents

How have COVID-19 disease control measures affected mobility and production practices, marketing opportunities, land control, labour relations, local community support and socio-political relations with the state and other settled agrarian or urban populations? This article reflects on five diverse cases…
Routledge
UNICEF/Panjwani
Evidence Reviews

In-Focus: COVID-19, Uncertainty, Vulnerability and Recovery in India guhi

How COVID-19 has intersected with and multiplied existing uncertainties faced by different vulnerable groups and communities in India
SSHAP
2020
UNICEF/UNI88943/Purushotham
Evidence Reviews

Health Shocks and Coping Strategies. State Health Insurance Scheme of Andhra Pradesh, India

The objectives of the study are three-fold: to investigate who are vulnerable to welfare loss from health shocks, what are the household responses to cope with the economic burden of health shocks and if policy responses like state health insurance…
UNU-WIDER
2014
UNICEF/UN038738/Romana
Briefings

Is the Health System Response Out of Sync with the Demands of the Islanders in the Indian Sundarbans?

Five years ago, a mid-summer nightmare named Aila crashed on the Sundarbans with murderous fury and wreaked destruction beyond repair. On May 25, 2009 the tropical cyclone hit the Sundarbans in India and Bangladesh with a wind speed of 110…
IDS
2014
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