Daily Archives: August 5, 2020

West and Central Africa, Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Monthly Regional Update – June 2020

Monthly Mobility Trends and Events In June 2020, significant mobility trends and events were observed in the West and Central Africa region, including: • The closure of borders in 14 countries, in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. • The progressive easing of restrictions implemented in an effort to prevent the

COVID-19: Fight far from over as virus accelerates in Africa

“It took Africa nearly five months to hit 500,000 COVID-19 cases, but about a month to double that number. Most of these cases are in South Africa, but around the continent we are seeing the virus spread beyond capital cities and into new areas. If measures against the virus are not followed, we fear that

West & Central Africa – COVID-19 – Impact On Mobility Report (June 2020)

INTRODUCTION The COVID-19 pandemic has severely disrupted global mobility in the form of reduced travel, border closures and travel restrictions and bans. In West & Central Africa (WCA), where measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 have been imposed, mobile population are heavily affected by the coronavirus crisis. This report presents, for the month

MMC East Africa and Yemen 4Mi Snapshot – July 2020: The impact of COVID-19 on Ethiopian refugees and migrants in Somaliland

This snapshot focuses on awareness of COVID-19 among Ethiopian refugees and migrants interviewed in Somaliland and their access to information, healthcare and services. It aims to contribute towards the evidence base informing responses on the ground, as well as advocacy efforts related to the situation of refugees and migrants on the move during the coronavirus

Tracking Mobility Impact – Points of Entry Analysis – July 30, 2020 IOM Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the total cases confirmed reached 939,360 as of 1 August 2020. A total of 17,154 have succumbed to the disease, while 738,825 have recovered as of 1 August 2020. The outbreak of the virus has affected global and regional mobility in the form of various travel disruptions and