UN Chief on COVID-19 and People on the Move

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) on COVID-19 and People on the Move. COVID-19 continues to devastate lives and livelihoods around the globe — hitting the most vulnerable the hardest. This is particularly true for millions of people on the move — such as refugees and internally displaced persons who are forced to flee their homes … Read more UN Chief on COVID-19 and People on the Move

South Sudan fears COVID-19 spread in displacement camps

South Sudan has begun to see COVID-19 spreading to camps for internally displaced persons. Nearly 200,000 people live in such compounds run by the United Nations. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more South Sudan fears COVID-19 spread in displacement camps

Threat of Covid-19 looms large in Mali’s IDP camps

In the outskirts of the Malian capital Bamako, several camps for IDPs (internally displaced persons) shelter families who have fled violence in their home regions. But with a severe lack of food, water, medical care and hygiene, the threat of Covid-19 means they are even more vulnerable than they were before the pandemic. With international aid becoming scarce, … Read more Threat of Covid-19 looms large in Mali’s IDP camps

Liberia: António Guterres Commends Liberia for Aid to Ivorians

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has commended Liberia for the support it has offered to refugees of the political crisis in Côte d’Ivoire: “We face the risk of a possible massive displacement of Ivorians. Given these circumstances, I commend Liberia for its open-border policy and the Liberian people who have so generously opened their … Read more Liberia: António Guterres Commends Liberia for Aid to Ivorians