Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

Cameroon: COVID 19 Emergency Situation Report No. 05 – As of 30 July 2020

HIGHLIGHTS • As of 28 July, 17,255 coronavirus cases have been registered in Cameroon making the country the 7th most affected in Africa after South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria and Morocco. • The COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on small producers because of the closure of the national borders. In the tomato

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Being Young in the Time of the Covid-19 Crisis

Young people have entered the Covid-19 crisis in a different state of vulnerability. Perhaps the pandemic and its exposure to economic and social injustices may be a reason for a ‘righteous rage’ for more action and intergenerational justice. Without being an alarmist, a new ‘lockdown generation’ with long boiling grievances will more likely lead to

UNICEF campaign on wearing masks as COVID-19 cases soar across the Middle East and North Africa

AMMAN, 10 August 2020- With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Middle East and North Africa, wearing masks has become more critical than ever. To date, over 1.2 million cases were confirmed across the region with nearly 35,000 deaths. Wearing masks can become tiring, inconvenient and at times tedious. There is no question,

Isiolo County: Drought Early Warning Bulletin for June 2020

Drought Situation & EW Phase Classification Biophysical Indicators ▪ June was characterized by minimal cloud cover, long sunny intervals and an onset of strong winds. No rains were received during the period under review. ▪ The county Vegetation Condition was above normal with deterioration from May a signal for poor regeneration during the long rains.

IOM in West and Central Africa – Situation Report #10 – COVID-19 Response (29 July 2020)

FOCUS Supporting and Empowering Communities to Protect Themselves From COVID-19 While COVID-19 is on a slow but steady decline globally, infections in West and Central Africa are growing exponentially as the lack of information, fake news and rumors on how to stop or cure the virus spread worryingly. Since the beginning of outbreak in March