Towards shock-responsive social protection: Lessons from the COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone

“In order to mitigate the immediate effects of the most stringent COVID-19 measures on the most vulnerable, the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) provided cash and in-kind support to 10,983 extremely poor persons with disabilities in two tranches to coincide with the two three-day lockdowns. The GoSL subsequently introduced two emergency cash transfer programmes to support other vulnerable households.”

via Maintains
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