To protect and build towards the continent’s shared prosperity, $100 billion is needed to urgently provide fiscal space to all countries to address the immediate safety net needs of the populations.
The donation from Mastercard Foundation will assist FAO with the early detection of locust swarms, ground and aerial spraying operations, and impact assessments.
Community informants have received training on COVID-19 case definition and symptoms to improve their skills in educating families on preventive measures, early detection and reporting of suspected cases.
Recent attacks hamper humanitarian access, hinder assistance to desperate displaced people, and disrupt vital coordination on COVID-19 prevention and sensitization.
To counter the gendered risks and barriers for women and girls in Cox’s Bazar, Rohingya women leaders self-mobilized, forming networks and raising awareness on COVID-19 across all camps.
With only one testing facility in Cox’s Bazar, one isolation space in the Rohingya camp and one local hospital with just ten intensive care beds, the capacity to treat refugees is limited.
COVID-19 could spread faster, more widely and with deadlier consequences than in many other countries, Mark Lowcock told the Security Council, listing priorities for the humanitarian response in Yemen.
WHO has called for humanitarian corridors and this week’s ‘Solidarity Flights’ are delivering essential supplies, including protective gear, thermometers, as well as more than 400 ventilators.
El enfoque de la Organización busca abarcar esfuerzos en entornos humanitarios y otros contextos donde las personas en movimiento se verán gravemente afectadas por los impactos de la pandemia.
"EU aid helps vulnerable people who are exhausted by six years of conflict reach basic services, such as health and water. Access to such services is even more important in the face" of coronavirus.
It is vital that key provisions of international humanitarian law are respected to respond adequately to the needs of communities, health professionals and authorities during the pandemic.
The organization launched a revised appeal seeking $499 million to include far-reaching interventions that aim to mitigate the dire health and socio-economic impacts of the pandemic.
These are the first relocations under a European Union initiative for 1,600 unaccompanied children in which ten Member States and Switzerland have pledged to participate.
"Our governments must act urgently to avoid the increase of gender-based violence during this crisis, and then eradicate it for good,” said Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty.
El Secretario General de la ONU reconoce los retos que supone el brote de COVID-19 para la implementación del Acuerdo de Paz y fija tres prioridades para concretarlo en 2020.
Benefiting 17 shelters hosting approximately 3,000 individuals, the project includes sessions on the transmission of COVID-19, protective and preventive measures, and the identification of symptoms.
Plan's response, covering at least 50 countries, will focus on girls, who are disproportionately affected. “Girls and women are at risk of being the invisible catastrophe of this pandemic", it said.
In addition to dispatching medical equipment and workers in Africa as part of the COVID-19 response, the Addis Ababa Humanitarian Air Hub will also ensure medical evacuations for humanitarian workers.
Most current assessments generally foresee a contraction in both supply of and demand for agricultural products, and point to possible disruptions in trade and logistics.
As COVID-19 surges, measles immunization campaigns in 24 countries have already been delayed. More will be postponed.