In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our project is keen to make a contribution towards mitigating the impact of COVID-19 in slums. Please see the attached links that contain potentially relevant information about tackling COVID-19 in a slum setting.
Research Literature and Reports
Pinchoff, J et al. - Gendered economic, social and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigation policies in Kenya: evidence from a prospective cohort survey in Nairobi informal settlements (March, 2021)
Guidelines and Policy Briefs
Social Science in Humanitarian Action - Key considerations for COVID-19 management in marginalised populations in Southeast Asia: transnational migrants, informal workers, and people living in informal settlements (May, 2020)
Blogs and Webinars
Other Information and Resources
Bloomberg - How the World's biggest slums stopped the virus (October, 2020)
ARTE Reportage - Coronavirus in Indian Slums (April, 2020)
Further COVID-19 resources, can be found on the following sites:
For a full archive of the COVID-19 resource, please click here.
Last updated 15 March 2021