South Africa: Social Protection Responses to the COVID-19 Lockdown

[The Conversation Africa] Poor and vulnerable South Africans, including domestic, farm, service sector, and self-employed workers as well as children from poor families, face a double shock. COVID-19 is a major health risk that has already claimed tens of thousands of lives worldwide and is starting to claim lives in South Africa. Social distancing and self-isolation are necessary to slow the spread of the virus, and the 21-day lockdown is designed to “flatten the curve”.Source: AllAfrica News

Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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