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Blog: A game changer for social protection? Six reflections on COVID-19 and the future of cash transfers

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There is little doubt that the magnitude of the social protection response to COVID-19 is of historical proportions. According to our research on measures taken by 215 countries and territories, at least $800 billion have been invested in social protection in the past nine months, a level 22% higher than during the great recession of 2008–09. Read More