The Asia-Pacific region has the expertise and resources to take a leadership role in not only developing a COVID-19 vaccine but distributing it to those who need it most.
მილიონობით ოჯახი, რომელიც კოვიდ-19-ის გავრცელებამდეც ღარიბი და დაუცველი იყო, ახლა დილემის წინაშე დგას — როგორ იკვებონ, იმკურნალონ და უბრალოდ გადარჩნენ. ჩვენ ვალდებულნი ვართ დაუყოვნებლივ ვიმოქმედოთ და დავიცვათ ისინი, ვისაც ახლა ეს ყველაზე მეტად სჭირდება.
Millions of families who were already poor and vulnerable before the COVID-19 outbreak face impossible decisions about food, healthcare, and survival. We have a responsibility to act immediately and protect those most in need.
COVID-19 is uncharted territory but development professionals bring a wealth of experience from past crises to rebuild lives, livelihoods, and economies.
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Throughout Asia and the world, digital solutions are being found for urban problems. Policymakers and city leaders should ensure that the poor do not get left behind in this digital transformation of cities.