COVID-19 is creating a hunger catastrophe in India – here's an opportunity to break the cycle

A homeless woman holding a child waits to receive food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kolkata, India, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri - RC2YWF9E1LI6

Solutions must both address food insecurity and provide livelihood opportunities for vulnerable people. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Ruma Bhargava
Lead, Mental Health, World Economic Forum
Megha Bhargava
Joint Commissioner Income Tax, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
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