RedR India – Localised Surge Capacity in Humanitarian Action: Lessons from COVID-19
RedR India organised a webinar on 8th December, 2020, which brought forth the importance of motivated, skilled and locally available humanitarian personnel in addressing emergencies, drawing on the learning from Covid-19 response across Asia. Further, the webinar also provided a platform to explore the dimensions of need and relevance of multi-sectoral response actors in the backdrop of Grand Bargain goals and SFDRR.
In this webinar five eminent speakers from different organisations presented. Each speaker provided an insight into the work that was being done by their respective organisation and larger trends, along with the learning that was gained during the process of COVID-19 response.
This document captures the regional experiences during the COVID-19 response highlighting need for localised action and leadership. Click here to read the publication.
The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was first reported in Wuhan, China in late 2019, and within five months, it has affected