Policy Brief: CRS and COVID-19: Policy Recommendations to Save Lives and Ensure Human Dignity

The unprecedented global challenge of COVID-19 will require comprehensive and extraordinary responses from all humanitarian and development stakeholders. Responding to a call of solidarity to the current crisis, CRS aims to save lives, care for those affected— especially the most vulnerable—while ensuring human dignity. In partnership with local governments and organizations, CRS’ global response includes addressing the immediate health crisis—working with health systems to provide essential services across the continuum of care and supporting communities in preventing the spread of COVID-19; and helping to mitigate its social and economic impacts.