This report presents the Rapid Assessment of the Socio- economic impact of COVID-19 and the Roadmap for Recovery in Liberia. It has been produced by the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Liberia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), and Development Partners. Through this exercise, the United Nations (UN), Government and Partners have sought to determine the impact of the pandemic on the Liberian society and its economy as well as on the vulnerable groups in the country.The objectives of this assessment is to establish the main impacts of COVID-19 on the Liberian economy and society, and serve as a shared diagnosis of the key priorities with the Government of Liberia, UN Agencies, bilateral partners, international financial institutions, and others. The assessment covers: (i) what key assumptions and scenarios can be envisaged; (ii) what are the urgent vs. important priorities; and (iii) what are the non-financial needs and activities relating to each priority.
Emmanuel Letouzé, Kevin Henkens, Juana de Catheu, Romain Fourmy, Nigora Isamiddinova, Claudia de Abreu Lopes , Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh, Emmanuel Munyeneh