2 thoughts on “Community

  1. News update from UNDP https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/covid-19-pandemic-response.html?utm_source=web&utm_medium=sdgs&utm_campaign=coronavirus

    Some bullet points

    1. Every day, people are losing jobs and income, with no way of knowing when normality will return. Small island nations, heavily dependent on tourism, have empty hotels and deserted beaches. The International Labour Organization estimates that 195 million jobs could be lost.

    2. Every country needs to act immediately to prepare, respond, and recover. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has launched a US$2 billion global humanitarian response plan in the most vulnerable. Developing countries could lose at least US$220 billion in income,

    3. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has called for US$2.5 trillion to support them.

  2. Put the UNDP request of 2Billion$ in the context of this

    A Wall Street hedge fund manager has turned a US$27 million (A$46 million) bet into a US$2.6 billion (A$4.4 billion) payout, all based on the economy collapsing.

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