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Social protection responses to the COVID-19 crisis in the MENA/Arab States region

Country responses and policy considerations Regional UN Issue-Based Coalition on Social Protection (IBC-SP) July 2020

ILO, UNICEF, ESCWA, FAO, IOM, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNRWA, WFP
2020
Arab States
Policy brief
English
23.10.2020
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Summary (English)

This policy brief provides a summary of the main social protection measures that were adopted by the countries in the MENA/Arab States region in immediate response to the pandemic. The brief maps the social protection measures, benefits and services which were provided by the governments and UN agencies for nationals and non-nationals, including refugees, of 21 countries in the region.