Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

Global Humanitarian Overview 2020 Monthly Funding Update – 31 July 2020

The requirements for the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) 2020 reached $39.76 billion for 63 countries by the end of July. This is a significant increase from the $28.8 billion published on 4 December 2019. The increase is due to various updates and changes during the first six months of the year, and the Global Response

IOM, UNHCR Mourn Death of 27 People off West African Coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply saddened at the tragic death of 27 people off the West African coast between the Mauritanian city of Nouadhibou and Dakhla, Western Sahara. A lone survivor has been brought to the city of Nouadhibou following a rescue operation by the Mauritanian

COVID-19 Disease Response | Situation Report 26 | 25 July – 07 August 2020

-18,614,177 Confirmed cases in more than 200 countries, territories or areas -702,642 Deaths -80,884 Restrictions on mobility have been adopted by 219 countries, territories or areas -1,372 IOM movements cancelled -$206M Received by IOM for its Global Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan for Coronavirus 2019 Since it was initially reported on 31 December 2019, the

Global Weather Hazards Summary: August 7 – 13, 2020

Africa Weather Hazards 1. Desert locust swarms remain present across parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Uganda. Swarms are projected to move through Kenya, Sudan, and into South Sudan. 2. Below-average rainfall over parts of Kenya, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, and Ghana has drastically increased the moisture deficit in the region causing in abnormally dryness. 3.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Situation Report – 200 (7 August 2020)

As the continent nears one million cases, WHO is increasing COVID-19 support to hotspot countries in Africa. Altogether more than 40 public health experts are expected to provide surge support, working with national and provincial counterparts on key areas of the response. The Pan-American Health Organization/WHO Regional Office for the Americas/has drawn upon the Strategic