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Migrants and mobile populations across West and Central Africa are heavily affected by the consequences of measures taken by governments to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. As the number of confirmed cases in the region is dramatically increasing, preventive measures such as border closures and suspension of nonessential activities already have a heavy socioeconomic impact on the populations, including returning migrants, their families and communities.

Read the full situation report on the EU-IOM Joint Initiative below.

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