Somalia - COVID-19 Response as at 28 April

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Document Type: COVID-19
Document Type: English
Published: 29 April 2020 (11 months ago)
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Somalia - COVID-19 Response as at 28 April

Document Type: COVID-19
Document Language: English
Somalia’s recently recorded increase in cases of local transmission puts UNHCR’s persons of concern, including 2.6 million IDPs, 130,000 Somali refugee returnees, 15,000 asylum-seekers and 14,000 refugees at risk. In particular, the outbreak of COVID-19 in IDP settlements in Somalia, one of the most impoverished and fragile countries in the world, would be catastrophic. UNHCR requires US$ 7 million to scale up the preparedness and response to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on persons of concern.


  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


  • Somalia

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