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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Humanitarian impact - Situation Update

Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have increased as a result of COVID-19, the impact of the desert locust infestation, floods, and changes to the displacement landscape

This report is prepared under the auspices of the National Emergency Coordination Center for COVID-19 response, led by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC), supported by OCHA Ethiopia with participation of Cluster Coordinators. This issue covers the period from 26 July - 8 August 2020. Read More: https://bit.ly/30WSe0t HIGHLIGHTS…

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 – Information on measures in place on arrival in mainland France and in French overseas territories

Travellers coming from other countries are encouraged to have a negative PCR test before they leave

Health measures apply to all travellers before departure and upon arrival into French territory. In addition, restrictions apply for entry into French territory depending on the travellers’ country of origin. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 on entering France, you will be required to carry out compulsory 14-day quarantine. Can…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview

International Organization for Migration (IOM) continued to support Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in coordinating support for quarantine facilities in Addis Ababa and the regions (35 in total)

22,500+ returnee migrants arrived since April 1 41,520+ individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week 1,333 currently in quarantine facilities Download Report: https://bit.ly/2DrbZnu 1. Partnerships and Coordination As the designated lead agency for supporting the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in the management of migrant returnees, IOM continued to support GoE…

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Coronavirus - Africa: One million patients reported as recovered from COVID-19 in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region

Successful treatment of patients requires timely diagnosis and health system capacity to provide treatment, and also protect health care workers and provide sufficient medical supplies

More than one million patients in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region have successfully recovered from COVID-19 since the first case was reported on 29 January 2020. “This is a welcome and significantly positive milestone, and reflects the efforts made by countries to protect their populations during these very challenging…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview

Between 1 April and 26 June, Ethiopia received over 18,650 returnees

1. Partnerships and Coordination As the designated lead agency for supporting the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in the management of migrant returnees, IOM continued to support GoE in coordinating support for quarantine facilities in Addis Ababa and the regions (54 in total). Download Report: https://bit.ly/2NN4V6Z 2. Disease Surveillance • Between…

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview

Continued to distribute PPE (masks and gloves) and NFIs to quarantine facilities in Addis Ababa

1. Partnerships and Coordination As the designated lead agency for supporting the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) in the management of migrant returnees, IOM continued to support GoE in coordinating support for quarantine facilities in Addis Ababa and the regions (54 in total). Over 13,400 returnee migrants have completed their 14-day…

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Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP): Total committed and planned investments for 2020-2024 in the MENA’s energy sector in excess of USD792bn

The decline in investments is largely attributed to the 2020 triple crisis: the COVID-19 health crisis, the oil crisis, and a looming financial crisis

Committed and planned energy investments in APICORP’s (www.APICORP.org) 2020-24 investment outlook amount to USD792bn, a USD173mn drop compared to USD965bn in 2019-2023; The decline in investments is largely attributed to the 2020 triple crisis: the COVID-19 health crisis, the oil crisis, and a looming financial crisis; Investments are driven primarily…

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Coronavirus - Africa: International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ethiopia assists hundreds of returning COVID-19 affected migrants

The migrants have been screened for symptoms of the disease and given Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by Ethiopia’s Public Health Institute

Thousands of irregular and undocumented migrants in Lebanon have lost their livelihoods due to COVID-19 and the economic crisis. Many have begun to return home to Ethiopia. Sewasew Gereme is among the returnees. She chose to return from Lebanon five months ago, at the onset of the pandemic, when she was dismissed…

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APICORP 2019 Financial Results demonstrate Strong Growth Momentum with Net Income of USD 112 million

Net recurring income increased by 17% between 2018 to 2019 from USD 96 million to USD 112 million

Balance sheet grew by 5.7% to USD 7.35 billion; net recurring income increased by 17% between 2018 to 2019 from USD 96 million to USD 112 million; upgrade by Moody’s in October 2019 to ‘Aa2’ with a stable outlook; approval of five-year strategy to align with the evolving energy landscape…

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OPEC+ slashes production, saves Oil Industry from collapse

Up to 20 million barrels of oil per day could come off the market in combined efforts

In a watershed moment for the oil and gas industry, OPEC and its allies in the OPEC+ group finalized a deal on Easter Sunday that, in conjunction with efforts from the G20 and International Energy Agency, could see up to 20 million barrels of oil per day removed from a…