Remittances in times of crisis: facing the challenges of COVID-19
Remittance families are typically both resourceful and resilient in the face of difficult circumstances and changing conditions. But COVID-19 has changed the world. Millions of migrant workers are losing their jobs, and many remittance families are suddenly pushed below the poverty line, bringing to a halt efforts to reach their own individual Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
40 organisations, including international organizations, inter-governmental bodies, industry and private sector groups, networks of diaspora organizations and international experts on remittances, have come together to give voice to remittance families and support them build resilience in times of crisis.
Read “Remittances in crisis: response, resilience, recovery – Blueprint for Action” (PDF)