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COVID-19 Emergency Response: Regional Bureau for Southern Africa, 18 June 2020

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64,819 refugees, asylumseekers, IDPs and host community members screened for COVID-19 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

9,837 people reached in the Republic of the Congo, with awareness-raising messages on COVID-19 in the past week.

400 adolescent girls and young women received dignity kits in Malawi to enhance good hygiene and sanitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Population Figures

8,995,280 persons of concern to UNHCR in Southern Africa, including

  • 768,423 refugees and 311,777 asylumseekers

  • 5,721,781 internally displaced persons (IDPs)

  • 2,134,349 IDP returnees