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Boosting Resilience to COVID-19

Resilience helped leaders respond to the collapse of the financial system during the Great Recession. During COVID-19, resilience can help countries rebound from the toll the virus will take on healthcare, the economy, education, and employment.

GENEVA – More than 180 countries and territories have confirmed a case of coronavirus, and the number of cases worldwide has reached more than 870,000. Like a massive storm front, the crisis threatens not only to overwhelm health-care systems but also to collide in unpredictable ways with childcare, education, employment, and transportation.