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Episode 4: COVID-19 in low-income and fragile countries - A Conversation with David Miliband (International Rescue Committee)

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The International Rescue Committee estimates that without immediate action, fragile countries could see up to 1 billion COVID-19 infections and 3.2 million deaths. David Miliband, President of the IRC, joined us to discuss the imminent threat of COVID-19 to the world’s most vulnerable populations, including refugee and displaced communities. David shared his insights from the situation on the ground and helped us explore how we can best leverage technology and strategic philanthropy to mitigate the humanitarian, economic, and security impacts of the pandemic in fragile settings.Post-show readings: Read our new blog about the impacts of COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries and how philanthropy can make a difference.Learn more about the IRC's COVID-19 Global Response.Explore the work of the Airbel Impact Lab, which designs, tests and scales life-changing solutions for people affected by conflict and disaster.Find out more about the IRC's Signpost Initiative, which provides critical information services to refugees.Contact us: podcasts@founderspledge.com 

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