Impact of COVID-19 in Africa - A Policy Brief by the United Nations

This policy brief on the Impact of COVID-19 in Africa, takes a snapshot of immediate impacts of the pandemic on health, economies, peace, security, human rights and humanitarian assistance in Africa. It outlines response measures currently being taken by African and external stakeholders and provides recommendations to protect gains in the fight against the pandemic and maximise opportunities in the recovery for a more inclusive and sustainable future as countries emerge from this crisis.

Read the series of short policy briefs on the impact of COVID-19, including on women, children, older persons and persons with disability.

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