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Publication | 2 December 2020

Averting a lost COVID generation

Global Food and Nutrition Security

Emerging data suggest that children and young people’s health may be more directly impacted by COVID-19 than originally anticipated when the crisis began in late 2019. Disruptions to essential services such as education, health care, nutrition and child protection interventions are harming children. 

The report elaborates a six-point plan to protect children. It includes urgent actions to mitigate the worst effects of the pandemic and reimagine a better future.