COVID-19 Response Humanitarian Situation Report #10

16 May-21 May 2020


  • The situation of children separated from their families and caregivers due to COVID-19 remains a major concern. In the past week, UNICEF has supported the reunification of 382 children with their parents or caregivers that were returning migrants held in quarantine centres.
  • Over the past week, UNICEF has been actively involved in communication activities to reduce the spread of COVID-19 which have reached 974,000 people in and around Addis Ababa through a mobile van promoting physical distancing and hygiene.
  • Following the development of a Costed Distance Learning Plan by the Ministry of Education and Regional Education Bureaus (REBs), with UNICEF and Save the Children support, seven regions are broadcasting radio and TV programs targeting an estimated 4.3 million primary and secondary school children (47 per cent are girls).
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