What's been achieved so far?

As of 7 May 2020, the UN Refugee Agency had launched campaigns across its operations to give refugees access to factual information on prevention measures, and distributed shelter material and cash assistance in some locations.

In Bangladesh, training has begun for more than 2,000 health staff in camps hosting some 850,000 refugees.

In Jordan, temperature screenings are taking place at the entrance of the Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps.

In Gambella refugee camp in Ethiopia, thousands of handwashing stations have been set up.

In Sudan, more than 320,000 refugees, internally displaced persons and host communities have received soap and other hygiene items.

In Lebanon, UNHCR is partnering with organisations like UNRWA and MSF to convert vocational centres into isolation facilities to treat mild and moderate cases of COVID-19.

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