COVID-19: Experts Discuss Long-term Humanitarian Needs and Partnering for the Future

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30 Sep 2020
Partnerships, Multi-sector/cross-sector, Development & humanitarian aid, COVID-19, Epidemics & pandemics, Health, humanitarian action, Humanitarian Principles, Humanitarian-development-peace nexus, NGOs

The first half of the year 2020 was consumed by the widespread shock and disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic and its attendant restrictions. What began as a global public health emergency fast turned into a humanitarian crisis of unprecedented magnitude. A digital conversation recently hosted by the ICRC regional delegation in New Delhi, in partnership with the O. P. Jindal Global University, Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), Sonipat, India, underscored the vital need for a concerted intersectoral response to mitigate the unique and colossal consequences of the ongoing crisis.