Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Coronavirus: Boost for global response to COVID-19 as economies worldwide formally sign up to COVAX facility

156 economies, representing roughly 64% of the global population in total, are now either committed to or eligible for the COVAX Facility

64 higher income economies have now joined the COVAX Facility, with a further 38 economies expected to sign in the coming days; these self-financing economies, which include 29 from ‘Team Europe’ participating as part of an agreement with the European Commission, join 92 lower income economies eligible for financial support…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview - 04 September 2020

168,000+ Individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week

28,600+ Returnee migrants arrived since April 1 168,000+ Individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week 1,508 Currently in quarantine facilities Download Report: https://bit.ly/2F7gdS6 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 assist…

Mashreq
Source: Mashreq |

Executive Appointment: Mashreq announces Rania Nerhal as Chief Client Experience & Conduct Officer

Bank announces new Client Experience & Conduct Group within organizational structure

Mashreq (https://www.Mashreqbank.com/), one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has appointed Rania Nerhal as its Chief Client Experience & Conduct Officer. Rania will be leading the bank’s newly formed Client Experience & Conduct Group (CXCG). The new division will be responsible for enhancing the bank’s client experience strategy. It will also ensure that…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview

International Organization for Migration (IOM) continued to provide direct assistance to returnee migrants in quarantine facilities

27,700+ Returnee migrants arrived since April 1 22,800+ Individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week 1,593 Currently in quarantine facilities Download Report: https://bit.ly/2ECa28W 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 assist…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 Response Overview

International Organization for Migration (IOM) continued to provide direct assistance to returnee migrants in quarantine facilities

25,500+ Returnee migrants arrived since April 1 69,400+ Individuals reached with hygiene awareness this week 1,830 Currently in quarantine facilities Download Report: https://bit.ly/3428yz5 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 assist GoE…

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Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

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…

Source: Ambassade de France au Zimbabwe et au Malawi |

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…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

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…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

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…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

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…