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COVID-19: an opportunity to rethink the disaster risk governance for more resilient nations

Today this issue is more relevant than ever and the role of society and governance structures are essential to reduce the levels of impact of crises and achieve a sustainable recovery. Crises require…  


Home Alone: Sustaining compliance with prolonged COVID-19 stay-at-home regulations in LAC

Many governments (national and local) acted swiftly and implemented stringent lockdown measures, hoping to curb the spread. We will never know what would have happened in the absence of such measures,…  


No culpes a la playa: Tourism and the LAC economies during the pandemic

For Caribbean countries, which rely strongly on tourism, the economic consequences of these measures are proving to be extremely severe, and the outlook for recovery dire.  


Exploring impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean using mobility data

In order to promote a collective reflection on issues that will be critical for policy reform towards more equal, more productive and more resilient societies we put forth this call for research…  


Public perceptions of politics and implications for COVID-19 responses in Latin America and the Caribbean

The COVID-19 crisis presents both risks and opportunities for the future of democratic governance in Latin America and the Caribbean. On the one hand, the notion that less-than-democratic regimes are…  


The Bahamas Country Note: Impact of COVID-19 and policy options

This paper reviews the economic and social situation in The Bahamas and describes the policies implemented for the containment of the crisis. It also proposes moving from food assistance for sectors…  


People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the face of COVID-19

By Por Juan Pedro Ronconi y Delfina Vernet Ayerza. Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo Humano (CEDH).  


Multidimensional vulnerability of children and adolescents in Argentina to the pandemic

By Jorge Paz, Principal Investigator, Conicet – Full Professor, Universidad Nacional de Salta.  


Development challenges in the face of COVID-19 in Mexico. Socio-economic overview

The COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to health challenges, has imposed enormous socio-economic development challenges on Mexico. Throughout the document, it is argued that the weak economy and…  


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