Unmasking the Impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable Children – report

Unmasking the Impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable Children - report

World Vision - December 2020

We are facing a global health and economic crisis unlike any since the second world  war — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering, and turning people’s lives upside down.

But this is much more than a health crisis. It is a humanitarian crisis, and Asia’s children, especially the most vulnerable, are on the brink of severe hunger, increased disease, and physical and emotional safety risks. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is bringing societies to their knees, crippling their core.

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Unmasking the Impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable Children – graphic

Unmasking the Impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable Children

World Vision - December 2020

“I lost my husband two years ago. Before COVID-19, I worked as a maid in 3 houses. I lost my income after the pandemic as no one would allow me to work in their homes. I was helpless and resorted to begging from house to house. They told me to find other means of supporting my two children.” Laila, 45, Bangladesh

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