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UNHCR Fact Sheet - South Africa Representation Office, July-September 2020

Situation Report
Originally published


The Representation is a multicountry office, reaching 276,173 people of concern in Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles and South Africa.

COVID-19 is impacting the health and livelihoods of refugees alongside citizens. In South Africa, 6,079 people received emergency cash assistance to help make ends meet and keep businesses afloat.

Regular priorities include: strengthening national asylum systems; ending statelessness; enhancing the protection environment; strengthening partnership