Daily Archives: September 6, 2020

Tracking Mobility Impact – Points of Entry Analysis – September 3, 2020 IOM Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the total cases confirmed reached 1,287,771 as of 5 September 2020. A total of 23,993 have succumbed to the disease, while 1,067,458 have recovered as of 5 September 2020. The outbreak of the virus has affected global and regional mobility in the form of various travel disruptions and

Syria: UNRWA – Humanitarian Snapshot, July 2020

UNRWA RESPONDS AGAINST RAPID INCREASE IN NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 The month of July witnessed a rapid increase in the number of con­rmed COVID-19 cases in Syria. In July, 532 cases were con­rmed, compared to 157 cases in June and 79 cases in May. Limited COVID-19 testing masks the true scale of the

Emergency Grant Aid in response to damages caused by the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

On in response to damages caused by the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, the Government of Japan has decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 5 million US dollars to assist Lebanese citizens and refugees inside the country, following the emergency assistance decided on August 7. 1 . This grant is to provide humanitarian assistance in

UN partners with ACTED and IMPACT to ensure evidence-based recovery in eastern Ukraine

Kyiv: As the conflict in eastern Ukraine continues, addressing long-term recovery needs in the government-controlled areas (GCA) of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts is a priority for regional and national authorities and development actors. With financial support from the European Union, the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme (UN RPP), together with ACTED and IMPACT, is

UNDP Supports the Operation of COVID-19 Isolation Centres

Friday: Today the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Deputy Resident Representative, Mr. Mohammad Salih visited the Covid-19 Isolation Centre in Maad, Mount Lebanon, along with H.E. the UK Ambassador, Mr. Chris Rampling, Jbeil’s Qaem-Maqam Ms. Nathalie Merhi El Khoury, and other stakeholders from the area. The UNDP through funds from the British Government, is supporting