Myanmar’s 5 million smallholder farmers are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of COVID-19 and are facing acute and immediate challenges. Farmers need access to critical, uninterrupted farming services now.
Combating COVID-19 with Open Data and Mobile Testing Facilities in West Java
West Java remains one of the two regions most affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Indonesia. In 2017, West Java still has 8.71 percent of their population living under the poverty line.
Activating Community Voices for COVID-19 Relief in Pune
Pune's low-income communities are some of the hardest-hit segments of society by the pandemic. In end-March, Pune City Connect begin conducting a large scale listening exercise with 200+ families across over 30 communities.
Emergency Relief Resources for Ranchi District, Jharkhand
To fight the battle against this pandemic, Ranchi District is calling for urgent and wholehearted support from corporate entities and resource-providers.
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