COVID-19: on the front line where crisis meets normal
IIED director of communications Liz Carlile spoke to Sheela Patel, IIED trustee and founder and Director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) India. They discussed the practical, immediate realities of these 'virus' times for communities.
It is time for the development community to rethink its attitude to risk, and COVID-19 shows the need to challenge vertical hierarchies and top-down responses to global crises.
Read the blog from their discussion