Refugees and the impact of covid-19
- Resource type: Guide
- Organisation: UNHCR
- Région: Global
- Tags: Forcibly displaced, COVID, Education
- Publication year: 2020
The spread of COVID-19 has devastated many countries’ health and economic systems and disrupted the education of more than a billion children. This has been particularly true for developing countries, which host 85 per cent of the world’s refugee population. Providing forcibly displaced people with adequate healthcare and maintaining their social and economic wellbeing presents a challenge for host countries and the international community.