All 23 countries in the region have reported confirmed COVID-19 cases, with Lesotho's first confirmed case on 12 May. South Africa has highest number of new cases in the region and the continent, with 7,808 cases and...

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to expand in Latin America, following patterns seen in other parts of the world. Brazil, the largest and most populous country in the region, reports the highest number of confirmed cases...

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After 78 days following confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 in Nigeria on 27 February 2020, the West and Central  Africa region has witnessed a dramatic increase in confirmed cases and deaths. As of 15 May 2020,...

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As of 8 May 2020, Syria reported a total of 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases: 15 active, 29 recovered and 3 registered deaths.

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UNFPA and its partners are scaling up efforts to empower and improve the lives of Syrian women, youth and impacted communities inside Syria and in host countries, including by advocating for human rights and gender...

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Those at risk and in need of immediate humanitarian assistance also include: pregnant and lactating women, widows, children, people with disabilities, the elderly and those whose coping mechanism are drastically...

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In Syria, people affected by humanitarian crises, particularly those displaced and/or living in camps and camp-like settings, are faced with challenges accessing health services that were otherwise available before the...

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"The  regional  response  aligns  with  the  2030  Agenda,  the  2020  WHO  COVID-19  Global  Strategic  Preparedness  and Response Plan, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Global Humanitarian Response Plan and the...

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"The UNFPA response in the region aligns with the 2030 Agenda, the 2020 WHO Global Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Global Humanitarian Response Plan, and the  UNFPA COVID-...

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"The  UNFPA  response  in  the  region  aligns  with  the  UN  framework  for  the  immediate  socioeconomic  response  to COVID-19,  the  2030  Agenda,  the  2020  WHO  Global  Strategic  Preparedness  and  Response  ...

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