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DAMN IT. A Brazilian-UK resilience research network on developing a GCRF Urgency bid.

Project: Research


Damn It was a collaborative and international pilot study that identified challenges for and adaptive strategies of informal-settlement communities in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte (Brazil) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key findings

In the context of the pandemic in communities, the need to develop, test and implement community-led solutions to enable comprehensive and sustained initiatives which can mitigate COVID-19 effects and impacts on these communities considering livelihood diversity was recognised. COVID-19 threats mostly exacerbate existing interrelated problems.
Short titleDAMN IT
StatusNot started

Research outputs