An assessment of the value of the COVID 19 support to Sri Lankan households

Sri Lanka’s initial social protection response to COVID 19

An assessment of the value of the COVID 19 support to Sri Lankan households
UNIFEF Sri Lanka

Highlights

This is a summary of the second paper of aseries of UNICEF Sri Lanka Policy Briefs that aim to provide evidence to support the Government of Sri Lanka in its social protection response to the economic crisis created by the COVID 19 pandemic.

This second brief examines the value of LKR 5,000 per household provided through a range of social protection measures in response to COVID 19 It uses data from the 2016 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES), making adjustments for changes in the number of recipients of programmes included in the response.

An assessment of the value of the COVID 19 support to Sri Lankan households
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