The Grand Bargain and COVID-19: Effective and efficient humanitarian response needed more than ever

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covid and gbSince the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, the humanitarian community has been responding to the rapidly evolving needs. As a result of COVID-19, donors, UN agencies, Red Cross/Red Crescent movements and NGOs have been adapting their response to make it more effective and efficient. We can only address crises such as COVID-19 by accelerating the Grand Bargain commitments in the spirit of quid pro quo.

Please see here a 1-pager providing an overview of how has the humanitarian response been adapted, and what else needs to happen to enable a more efficient and effective response to COVID-19 and existing humanitarian crises.