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Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Households in Zimbabwe : Results from a High-Frequency Telephone Survey of Households (Vol. 2) : Round 1 Questionnaire (English)

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic created an urgent need for timely information to help monitor and mitigate the social and economic impacts of the crisis. This information is essential to inform policy measures for protecting the welfare of Zimbabweans. Responding to this need, the Zimbabwe Statistical Agency (ZIMSTAT), together with the World Bank and UNICEF, designed a high-frequency telephone survey of households to measure the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe. The survey builds on the Poverty, Income, Consumption and Expenditure Surveys (PICES) of 2017 and 2019 and uses a sample of 1747 households from all ten provinces of Zimbabwe. The sample is representative for urban as well as rural areas. This survey is referred to as the Rapid PICES Monitoring Telephone Survey and is funded by the Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZIMREF), and implemented by ZIMSTAT with technical support from the World Bank and UNICEF. This brief report summarizes the results of the first round of the Rapid PICES, conducted between 6th and 24th July, 2020. The telephone interview lasted for 25 minutes on average and covered topics such as knowledge of COVID and mitigation measures, access to and participation in educational activities during school closures, access to basic necessities, employment dynamics, income losses, food security and assistance received. The plan is to repeat the interviews every 4-6 weeks. Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) was used for data collection.

Details

  • Document Date

    2020/11/19

  • Document Type

    Brief

  • Report Number

    155724

  • Volume No

    2

  • Total Volume(s)

    2

  • Country

    Zimbabwe,

  • Region

    Africa East,

  • Disclosure Date

    2021/01/22

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Round 1 Questionnaire

  • Keywords

    lack of money; information and communication; lack of transportation; compulsory social security; types of education; place of work; hands with soap; income from sources; income generating activity; shortness of breath; sick leave pay; frequency of remittance; sale of asset; revenue from sales; lack of availability; Real estate; insurance activity; social work; undifferentiated good; retail trade; legal restriction; no access; local market; seasonal worker; Food Services; phone number; farming season; learning activity; medical treatment; business input; cooking oil; domestic help; movement restriction; maize meal; Cash Transfer; remittance service; staple food; food insecurity; charitable organization; social distance; household income; preferred food; international travel; reference person; work leave; seasonal closure; transport good; sales revenue; annual leave; Public Transport; partial payment; income loss; wage employment; family farm; employment status; online application; mobile money; unemployment benefit; individual income; household access; medical personnel; educational program; attending school; advanced payment; farm business; income earning; job loss; work migration; fishing activity; payment obligation; sore throat; difficulty breathing; adequate information; educational opportunity; grain distribution; resettlement area; insurance policy; natural disaster; nationwide survey; Ownership Share Type

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Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Households in Zimbabwe : Results from a High-Frequency Telephone Survey of Households (Vol. 2) : Round 1 Questionnaire (English). Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Households in Zimbabwe Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/593671611339750267/Round-1-Questionnaire