Shared responsibility, global solidarity: Responding to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

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March 2020

United Nations


The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is attacking societies at their core, claiming lives and people’s livelihoods. The potential longer-term effects on the global economy and those of individual countries are dire.This report calls on everyone to act together to address this impact and lessen the blow to people.

The report describes the speed and scale of the outbreak, the severity of cases, and the societal and economic disruption of COVID-19. Access the factsheet here: The Secretary-General's Response and Recovery Fund

Download the report at The United Nations