1. MALAWI HIGHLIGHTS
Malawi in a declared State of Disaster
Court injunction against 21-day lockdown still stands
Prevention and response measures are being implemented
Government, UN, NGO and Partner coordination structures in place
COVID 19 National Information Dashboard run by Ministry of Health
**2. COMPREHENSIVE COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE **
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, co-chaired by Dr. John Phuka from the University of Malawi (College of Medicine) and the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development continues to engage in weekly meetings.
The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) and Clusters continues to hold weekly meetings to ensure better coordination and track progress in the COVID-19 response. Clusters have been requested to submit weekly reports to HCT meetings to track progress and provide necessary strategic oversight.
UN Malawi, in collaboration with NGOs, are working on Terms of References and identification of COVID-19 District Focal Points to help strengthen coordination at district level
The UN in Malawi, led by RC/UNDP in consultation with World Bank, IMF and AfDB, is assessing the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Malawi
A calendar of meetings, group mailing lists, a repository to store and share information and a 5W interactive dashboard providing information on all actors responding to the COVID-19 response is available and supported by the RCO and MoDMAPE