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Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts

Inquiry

Second phase of the inquiry

During the first phase of the inquiry into the pandemic’s impact on the Global South, the Committee looked at the risks and threats faced by countries going into the pandemic. The Committee received evidence on a range of potential secondary impacts – largely expected to arise from the measures and restrictions perceived as necessary to combat the spread of infection. The IDC has agreed a second coronavirus inquiry aimed at assessing these secondary impacts. It will consider the effectiveness of measures and interventions aimed at tackling them.

Terms of reference: Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts 

First phase of the inquiry

The International Development Committee has launched an inquiry, Humanitarian crises monitoring, which will start by considering the impact of coronavirus on developing countries around the world and the UK’s response. Countries with on-going humanitarian crises, or other dependencies on development aid, face significantly different challenges than higher income countries in tackling coronavirus. Where local agencies and infrastructure, including healthcare, is limited, and the provision of aid supplies and personnel is restricted, mounting an effective response to the pandemic will be extremely challenging.

Terms of reference: Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus 

Reports and government responses

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Fifth Report - Humanitarian crises monitoring: impact of coronavirus (interim findings)
Inquiry Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Committees International Development Committee
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Oral evidence transcripts

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24 November 2020
Inquiry Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Committees International Development Committee
OralEvidence
10 November 2020
Inquiry Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Committees International Development Committee
OralEvidence
24 November 2020
Inquiry Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Committees International Development Committee
OralEvidence
Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Witnesses Kolawole Olusola Adeniyi Abiola (Kolawole Olusola Adeniyi Abiola)
Committees International Development Committee
WrittenEvidence
Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Witnesses World Bank
Committees International Development Committee
WrittenEvidence
Humanitarian crises monitoring: coronavirus in developing countries: secondary impacts
Witnesses Human Rights Watch
Committees International Development Committee
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