health

May 7, 2020

Learning in a pandemic: 4 tips for parents and caregivers with young children at home

As more than a billion students around the world put their schooling on pause, families are doing more than ever to bring learning home.
May 3, 2020

A rapid assessment – From pandemic to poverty

We need to act now and we need to act fast. Across the world, people living in poverty are struggling to feed their children as food insecurity continues to rise sharply.
May 2, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (2 May 2020)

One of Bangladesh’s biggest harvests is almost complete, RMG factories are continuing to open, three private hospitals have been given approval to do COVID-19 testing and we have constructed a Khichuri Index to gauge food inflation as a result of the economic shutdown. Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.
April 28, 2020

COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh (27 April 2020)

The holiest month for Muslims arrives one month into economic shutdown in Bangladesh. BRAC has provided 198,182 families with cash support. Read the latest on the situation in Bangladesh and BRAC’s response.
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 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.
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.
March 19, 2020

Early childhood development for a future-proof society

Every child has the right to develop to their full potential, as per the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, yet 200 million children all over the world are unable to do that.