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Rapid Livelihood Assessment: Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis in the Maldives

Aug 25, 2020

The rapid assessment aimed to understand the extent and nature of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the Maldivian economy. More specifically, the assessment covers the impact on employment and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The assessment offers recommendations for a recovery framework focused on building forward better, bluer and greener.

This report is structured in three parts as follow.

  • Part I – Economic overview
  • Part II - Impact of the crisis on employment
  • Part III - Impact of the crisis on MSMEs