By Yin Wei Chong, Head of Solutions Mapping, UNDP Accelerator Lab Malaysia
COVID-19 has not directly impacted the orang kampung (villagers) in Sabah, with very few cases occurring in the state interior. Rather, the impact felt by rural and indigenous groups is a direct result of the Movement Control Order (MCO) enforced since 18 March 2020.
By Sri Ranjani Mukundan, Intern, Exploration, UNDP Accelerator Lab Malaysia and Yap Lay Sheng, Senior Research and Advocacy Officer, Women's Aid Organisation
This blog, authored in partnership with Yap Lay Sheng, Women's Aid Organisation (WAO), is part of UNDP Malaysia's KISAH series, which explores COVID-19 impacts through the dual lens of conversation partners at the front lines, and through UNDP’s programmes and priorities.
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