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The COVID-19 crisis in Bangladesh is going affect very badly not only due to its inadequate health and safety systems but also for the nature relating to the economy and livelihoods of vast majority of people who rely on income from informal economy sector and migration. The World Bank (WB) Poverty and Equity team developed a series of phone surveys to gain a rapid understanding of their knowledge of novel Coronavirus and protective behaviors, to collect information on three key shocks that the households may face of the time- health, labour and access to basic necessities and their prices, and how the households are coping with reduced income and work. Three rounds of data collection will be conducted using Computer Assisted Telephone Interview (CATI) software on households from slum and poor areas of Dhaka and Chittagong.

Serial No: 4

Theme: Health and Sanitation

Research Method: Quantitative

Partner: The World Bank

Starting Year: 2020

Study Area: Dhaka, Chattogram