Health

April 26, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (25 April 2020)

Bangladesh is experiencing a rapid rise in new cases of COVID-19. Economic shutdown is continuing and hundreds of thousands of people have no income. BRAC has provided 198,069 families with cash support. Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.
April 21, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (21 April 2020)

The number of COVID-19 cases in Bangladesh is rapidly approaching 3,000. People in already vulnerable situations are suffering the most as economic shutdown continues. BRAC has provided a total 186,074 families with cash support to date and continues to scale up activities. Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.
April 18, 2020

Frontline lessons: From Ebola to COVID-19

Hasina Akther Huq, former country director for BRAC in Uganda during the Ebola outbreak, sees parallels between the current situation in Bangladesh around COVID-19 and the Ebola outbreak in the African nation.
April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (17 April 2020)

The number of cases of COVID-19 in Bangladesh is exponentially rising. Lockdown continues. BRAC has completed the first phase of providing cash support to 100,000 families. The second phase started on 15 April with the aim of reaching 100,000 more families. Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.
April 14, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (13 April 2020)

The number of cases of COVID-19 in Bangladesh is sharply rising. Economic shutdown continues. Many people already living in vulnerable situations are greatly suffering. BRAC has almost completed supporting an initial 100,000 targeted families living on low incomes with the means to buy essential items for the next two weeks. Read the latest in BRAC’s response to COVID-19 in Bangladesh.
April 13, 2020

Meeting Basic Needs of the World’s Poorest During a Time of Crisis: Part II

BRAC’s comprehensive Graduation programme is designed to engage and improve almost every aspect of a participant’s life with intensive support provided along the way.
April 9, 2020

How COVID-19 is affecting people around the world – Our rapid assessment

Most people have experienced a drop in income. They will need food support soon.
April 6, 2020

Meeting Basic Needs of the World’s Poorest During a Time of Crisis: Part I

BRAC, an organisation committed to helping people lift themselves from extreme poverty through our Graduation approach, is swiftly adapting to address the increasing vulnerability of the ultra-poor and ensure their basic needs are met.
April 4, 2020

Masks and handwashing Vs. physical distancing: Do we really have evidence-based answers for policymakers in resource-limited settings?

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March 23, 2020

Enforcing social distancing: NOW!

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March 22, 2020

Protecting our heroes: How BRAC is keeping its frontline workers safe

Covid-19 has shut down much of the world. But for many of us, we are working even harder than before.
March 19, 2020

Working remotely in the time of coronavirus: 6 tips

Suddenly find yourself working from home? Sounds like a dream come true - except that your workload likely hasn’t changed - it's probably more, if anything, which makes the next week (and likely many more) sound more like a coordination nightmare. Here are six tips to stay focused as we navigate these uncertain times.