24 May 2022
A new blog has been published by Dr Arabella Fraser from The Open University, written for and hosted by the International Institute for Environment and Development. It was published on 24 May, 2022.
Urban responses to the COVID-19 pandemic remain at a critical juncture. In sub-Saharan African cities, even as COVID-19 measures lift and ‘normal life’ resumes, interventions are still needed to address the enduring legacies of both the disease and responses to it.
Some city governments are shifting policies towards more sustained support for livelihoods, social protection systems and greater social inclusion. This creates opportunities to build resilience to multiple risks and shocks, particularly in informal settlements...
Photo: SDI Federation ‘Mamas’ lead with youth members of the alliance to bring people from informal settlements to vaccination stations nearby to be vaccinated (taken by Mmakrabo Mgquba) SDI and KYCTV
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