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Monitoring COVID-19 Impacts on Households in South Sudan : Results from a High-Frequency Phone Survey of Households : First Round (English)

There is an urgent need for timely data to help monitor and mitigate the social and economic impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and protect the welfare of the South Sudanese citizens. To respond to this need, the World Bank designed and conducted a rapid phone-based Household Monitoring Survey (HMS). This brief summarizes the results of the first round of the HMS, implemented between June 9 and June 25, 2020.


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    Finn,Arden Jeremy, Von Der Goltz,Jan, Fatima,Freeha, Nichanametla Ramasubbaiah,Rakesh Gupta

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    South Sudan,

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    Africa East,

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    First Round

  • Keywords

    rural area; lack of money; income source; urban household; school closure; staple food; income generating activity; food insecurity; household income; coping strategy; farm business; income-generating activity; remittance-receiving household; food and agriculture organization; change in income; household food insecurity; distance learning activity; household head; food price; educational activities; Ownership Share Type; school feeding program; food security situation; food consumption module; loss of income; source of income; restrictions on traveling; negative income shock; price of commodities; income from agriculture; educational radio program; ict indicator; international telecommunication union; access to phones; Access to Electricity; access to asset; household food security; population with access; access to food; wage employment; source income; economic shock; food staple; consumer demand; employment dynamic; transport good; income loss; in school; market trader; lean season; sex ratio; informal sector; market access; domestic remittance; remittance income; public health; random digit; average duration; asset wealth; financial service; urban population; urban resident; household survey; network coverage; improved water; total consumption; phone penetration; employment loss; external assistance; social impact; survey methodology; survey respondent; household level; coping mechanism; Coping Mechanisms; household asset; seasonal worker; urban worker; professional service; vulnerable household; household welfare; school-age child; comparable indicator; human capital; rural parts; local market; mitigation measure; income household; Medical care; long-term impact; ordinary circumstance; real income; medical personnel



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Finn,Arden Jeremy Von Der Goltz,Jan Fatima,Freeha Nichanametla Ramasubbaiah,Rakesh Gupta

Monitoring COVID-19 Impacts on Households in South Sudan : Results from a High-Frequency Phone Survey of Households : First Round (English). Monitoring COVID-19 Impacts on Households in South Sudan Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.