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WB Policy Note - Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 on Sudanese Households

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Document Type: Reports and Policy Papers , COVID-19
Document Type: English
Publish Date: 11 May 2021 (1 month ago)
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WB Policy Note - Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 on Sudanese Households

Document Type: Reports and Policy Papers , COVID-19
Document Language: English
WB report on the Socioeconomic Impact of Covid-19 on Sudanese Households evidencing a serious deterioration of their socioeconomic conditions. Sudan, like the rest of the world, has been experiencing the unprecedented social and economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Sudanese authorities attempted to act quickly in the face of the spreading virus. In March 2020 the government established a high-level emergency committee to oversee the operations to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The government imposed closure of schools, airports, ports, and land crossings, banned travel between states, and prohibited mass gatherings. A partial lockdown was imposed in Khartoum State in mid-March 2020. Restrictions on movement are expected to make the economic situation worse, with commodity prices soaring across the country. The rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sudan and the government’s containment measures could negatively affect household welfare including loss of employment an

Partners

  • World Bank

Sectors

  •  Livelihood & Social cohesion

Locations

  • Sudan
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