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Video June 23, 2020

COVID-19: The Road to Recovery in East Asia and the Pacific

The first and among the hardest-hit regions by COVID-19 (coronavirus), East Asia and Pacific could see at least 11 million more people falling into poverty this year. Small and medium enterprises and the informal sector are particularly hard hit. Making the right policy choices now will determine the strength and resilience of recovery. In this video, Victoria Kwakwa shares what the World Bank is doing to support countries across the region in the time of COVID-19.