Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects From Above
July 29, 2020
In an effort to stem the rate of Covid-19 infections, and therefore the need for medical equipment that doesn’t exist locally, the Peruvian government put the country on lockdown in mid-March. As in many places across the globe, that meant lots of people couldn’t do their work, which meant they couldn’t get paid. To help, Peru’s national government wanted to give emergency funds to particularly vulnerable families.