As per WHO’s Situation Report of 24 March 2020, 19 countries in the Arab region have reported COVID-19 cases. Those countries are Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. Only Yemen has no reported cases.
A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Yemen project that addresses solar power needs and provides solutions and hope for three frontline conflict communities has been identified as the winner
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global index published today.
Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide, would reduce in more than two thirds the number of children currently not learning because of school closures.
When the threat of the Coronavirus outbreak arose in Libya, authorities took a set of decisions to tackle it in all regions and cities of the country.
Women in Upper Egypt are working to fight the virus, the current production of masks in Qena is less than 4,000 masks per day

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392.4 million

Population

7.4

People living on less than $1.25 per day

50.6%

Labour force participation rate

0.703

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