In this section we will be posting material relating to country responses to the pandemic as it becomes available.
Colombia – This briefing describes the response of Colombia’s National Statistics Office to Covid-19. It addresses the way in which multidimensional poverty information has been used, along with other indicators, to target government support and identify levels of vulnerability at the block level. Link.
South Africa – Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is appealing to the public to participate in an online survey it launched recently to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Link.
The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network is also a South-South network of countries and international agencies using multidimensional poverty measures for poverty reduction. Material shared by that network is available on its website. Link.