Same disease, different challenges

By |2022-05-18T08:23:49+00:00May 10th, 2020|Approach, Economy, Environment, News, Partners|Comments Off on Same disease, different challenges

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a terrible toll: lives are being lost and families devastated; there is increasing job insecurity and anxiety about the future. As the crisis continues, we take a look at how it is is affecting partners we work with and what we are doing to support them.

In the UK,  a survey by the Office of National Statistics reports that 4 in 5 adults feel worried about the effect coronavirus is having on their lives, with over half saying it is affecting their wellbeing. The survey also reports that over three quarters of people describe staying in touch remotely with friends and family as the most important factor helping them to cope.

But what if that lifeline was taken away? What if inte