UNMASKING THE IMPACT of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable – August 2020

Presented by Phouvee Vilay, Technical Specialist, Agriculture, Livelihood and Emergency Response, World Vision International Lao PDR


This report is a joint effort of many individuals across World Vision (WV) Offices, communities and partner organisations. We would like to acknowledge all stakeholders who partnered with us for this assessment across various countries in the Asia Pacific Region including children, parents, caregivers, community members and leaders, government representatives, women’s groups, faith leaders, local partners and community-based organisations (CBOs) who willingly committed their time and efforts amidst the challenging global health crisis.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the staff from WV Field Offices (FOs) of Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam for their dedication, expertise and commitment towards conducting the field assessments and capturing, consolidating and analysing the data. A special thank you to WV Support Offices and the Global Technical Team for providing support in data analysis and interpretation.

Thank you to all for partnering with the Asia Pacific Regional Office in this journey towards unmasking the impact of COVID-19 on Asia’s Most Vulnerable Children. World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, we are committed to working with the world’s most vulnerable people. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.