Great expansion — remaining gaps: Social protection in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

While the effects of COVID-19 are felt by both rich and poor, the availability of resources and mechanisms to cope are distributed highly unequally.

Chinow, a widow in Fahdi Gaab IDP camp with six children, receives an Oxfam mobile cash transfer. Photo: Allan Gichigi/Oxfam
Chinow has six children and is widowed. She lives in Fahdi Gaab camp for displaced people, and has benefited from a mobile cash transfer from Oxfam. Photo: Allan Gichigi/Oxfam