COVID-19 response by urban local bodies

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WaterAid India

Provision of adequate water, sanitation and hygiene facilities are important for prevention of COVID-19 outbreak. In absence of these facilities and lack of awareness about disease-prevention measures, urban poor, including low income groups and vulnerable households living in slums and other informal settlements, are at even greater risk of COVID-19. This brief highlights measures which could be undertaken by urban local bodies to address these challenges.