Developing A Shockresponsive National Social Protection System To Respond To The Covid-19 Crisis In Lao PDR

Beyond the tragic loss of human life, the COVID-19 crisis will likely inflict a tremendous human cost in other ways, increasing poverty and inequality, and affecting even more those who are already vulnerable. All over the world, the crisis is affecting the socially and economically vulnerable the most, as they have limited coping strategies at their disposal. This highlights the need for a strong and coordinated policy response.

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