People who already suffer as a consequence of inequities – including the poor, women and children, those living in fragile or conflict-affected states, minorities, refugees and the unsheltered – are particularly affected by both the virus and the impact of containment measures. It is essential that they are protected, especially when responses are implemented.

Written by

Dola Mohapatra

Dola Mohapatra, currently serving as the Executive Director of Rise Against Hunger India, has been associated with social sector for over 3 decades and has worked in several parts of the world in both stable and emergency setting. He is passionate about working with local groups to achieve sustainable solutions.