Policy Responses to COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

This database from UNESCAP collects and gathers information about several policy responses to COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific region. In the social protection section, one can find the measures adopted by different countries, which are divided in the following categories: cash transfers, unemployment benefits, reduced work time/wage subsidies, paid leave/paid sick leave, social security contribution/waiver, utility and financial obligation support, pensions, in-kind food/voucher scheme, others. Besides, the database provides the user with different links so they can access the news coverage about that particular policy.