How digital solutions can ease the COVID-19 impact on displaced populations

Kuhnt, Jana / Kirsten Schüttler
External Publications (2021)

published on blogs.worldbank.org, 02.03.2021

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Displaced people face many challenges when integrating into the labor market in their host communities. They are also more likely than the host population to be employed in sectors that are highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, such as manufacturing, accommodation, and food services. And they are mostly employed informally, and thus have no job security or access to social safety nets during the COVID-19 related economic downturn.

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