04 April 2020 – Working table established to coordinate humanitarian initiatives and support

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The first lady and various Ministers

Overview: The government has created a working table to coordinate humanitarian initiatives and support. This table will coordinate the support that has been received from more than 300 companies and non-governmental organizations that have joined in solidarity and have not only offered goods and services to support people affected by COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.presidencia.go.cr/comunicados/2020/04/gobierno-habilita-mesa-de-trabajo-para-apoyo-humanitario-con-el-sector-privado-y-organizaciones-no-gubernamentales/

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Private sector initiatives to collaborate with the crisis