What Can We Do to Respond to COVID-19 in Informal Cities?

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Author
Uribe, María Camila;
Quintero, María Camila;
Huerta, Claudia;
Nacke, Melina;
Simonez, Valentina
Date
May 2020
EDITOR
Vera, Felipe; Adler, Verónica; Uribe, María Camila
Covid-19 poses the same health threats to people living in informal settlements as the rest of the population; however, their living conditions puts them at a greater risk and could generate a worse overall outcome. Thus, it is necessary to consider
a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectorial and multi-level approach to solving problems in informal neighborhoods during this time. This document proposes recommendations on how to intervene and manage the emergency in urban settlements.