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LSMS-Supported High-Frequency Phone Surveys on COVID-19

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Overview

As part of a global effort by the World Bank, LSMS is supporting high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

In view of the social distancing measures that have severely limited the use of face-to-face interviews, the LSMS, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development and in collaboration with the World Bank Poverty and Equity Global Practice (GP), is providing financial and technical assistance to high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. 


 

Phone Survey Status Update as of April 8, 2021:

The eleventh round of data collection was completed in Nigeria and is under preparation in Ethiopia. The ninth round was completed in Malawi and is ongoing in Burkina Faso. In Uganda, data collection for the sixth round was completed. In Tanzania, the first round was completed and preparation for the second round has started.


DATA AND FINDINGS FROM HIGH-FREQUENCY PHONE SURVEYS BY COUNTRY

The resources and available data and results are presented by country below. Results of subsequent rounds will be added as soon as they become available.



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Data and Findings from High-frequency Phone Surveys By Country


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Survey of National Statistical Offices (NSOs) during COVID-19