Bangladesh - Multi-Sectoral Anticipatory Impact and Needs Analysis for COVID-19

Post date Monday, 20 April, 2020 - 01:29
Document Type Assessment Report
Content Themes Needs Assessment
Sources Other


The anticipatory analysis aims to provide a rapid overview of the impact of ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, and its inevitable impacts on and other sectors. Countries such as Bangladesh with about 20% extreme poor household and higher number of having unsustainable livelihood dependency, can anticipate severe impacts on them due to the current COVID-19 situation.

Needs Assessment Working Group in Bangladesh, comprising of both  Government and non-government humanitarian agencies have undertaken this analysis to assess the humanitarian impact that can be anticipated in the current context. The primary goal is identifying persisting and anticipatory needs through composite primary and secondary information-based analysis. Purposive sampling was done to conduct of the community from diversified and livelihood groups, complemented by additional key informant interviews to determine the anticipated impacts. For the secondary review, four dimensions were analyzed; i.e. Demographic and Social Vulnerability, Economic and Physical Vulnerability Recurring Disaster Vulnerability  along with Urban focused unsustainable livelihood and exposure analysis.

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