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Coronavirus - UNICEF Benin COVID-19 Situation Report No. 21: 4-18 September 2020

Situation overview Since March 2020, a total of 2,280 COVID-19 confirmed cases were identified in Benin out of 132,787 tests conducted. The situation seems to stabilize, with 38 new cases identified in the last two weeks. Download report: https://bit.ly/33D6FH6 No death related to COVID-19 were recorded in the reporting period. Fatality…

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Coronavirus - UNICEF hands over 380 oxygen concentrators to the Government of Ethiopia

The equipment will not only support the treatment of patients suffering from severe forms of COVID-19, but in the long-term, it will be repurposed for the treatment of pneumonia in children

UNICEF handed 380 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in support to its response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia. The oxygen concentrators and their accessories were procured with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s…

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The European Union contributes 86.8 million Ethiopian Birr (2 million Euros) to UNICEF to provide nutrition support for communities affected by desert locusts in Ethiopia

This latest funding will enable UNICEF to procure therapeutic foods and associated essential medicines to treat an additional 60,000 severely malnourished children

The European Union (EU) has provided 86.8 million Ethiopian Birr (2 million Euros) to UNICEF to support vulnerable communities affected by desert locusts in the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Somali and Tigray regions. The funding is being made available through the EU’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations directorate-general (ECHO). The…

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Coronavirus - Libya: Over one million people, including children, women, social workers and care givers to benefit from the additional funding toward the multi-sectoral preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Libya

The assistance received will specifically support the strengthening of risk communication and community engagement in affected and vulnerable geographical areas

The Government of the United States of America, through the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance has approved additional funding of US$ 2 million toward UNICEF’s multi-sectoral preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Libya, which aims to contribute to the reduction of human-to-human transmission and to mitigating the impact of…

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    • UNICEF Benin COVID19 Situation Report No. 20 - 22 August - 4 September 2020
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Coronavirus - UNICEF Benin COVID-19 Situation Report No. 20: 22 August - 4 September 2020

The situation seems to stabilize, with 98 new cases identified in the last two weeks

Situation overview Since March 2020, a total of 2,213 COVID-19 confirmed cases were identified in Benin out of 103,933 tests conducted. Download Report: https://bit.ly/3h4iBXg The situation seems to stabilize, with 98 new cases identified in the last two weeks. No death related to COVID-19 were recorded in the reporting period. Fatality…

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    • UNICEF Guinea-Bissau COVID-19 Situation Report No. 20 reporting period 15 - 31 August 2020
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Coronavirus - Guinea-Bissau: UNICEF Guinea-Bissau COVID-19 Situation Report

Situation Overview and Humanitarian Needs As of 28th August 2020, Guinea-Bissau has recorded 2,205 cases. Of these confirmed cases, 1,928 (87%) are in Bissau, the capital. Nine (10) regions out of the 11 in the country now have confirmed COVID-19 cases with a recently confirmed case in Bolama. The death…

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    • UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report: January to June 2020 (Mid-Year)
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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report

The humanitarian response is challenged by a dynamic security environment as well as the spread of COVID-19

Highlights From January to June 2020, children and women in Ethiopia have been disproportionately affected by seasonal climatic shocks, disease outbreaks, locust infestation, and conflict displacement. The community transmission of COVID-19 has brought further complexity to the humanitarian response and has increased the potential number of people who need humanitarian…

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Coronavirus - Equatorial Guinea: COVID-19 Situation Report

860,000 people have been reached with COVID-19 prevention messages and access to services through mass media using TV and Radio

Situation Overview and Humanitarian Needs The COVID-19 pandemic currently affects more than 188 countries including all African countries. As of 24 August 2020, there were 23,057,288 positive cases, and 800,906 deaths worldwide, out of which only around 1,000,379 persons (4%) were COVID-19 positive and 20,321 (3%) deaths were in the…

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Coronavirus: UNICEF Ghana COVID-19 Situation Report

Approximately 8.2 million Children affected by COVID-19 school closures

Situation in Numbers (as of 26 th August 2020) 43,717 confirmed COVID-19 cases 270 Deaths Approximately 8.2 million Children affected by COVID-19 school closures US$ 5.8 million funding required Download Report: https://bit.ly/3jr8Js2 Situation Overview and Humanitarian Needs As of 26th August, Ghana remained the second most impacted country in the…