Puntland Socio-Economic Impact of Covid19 Assessment Report, December 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat to the global health and economy among others. In Puntland so far, official reports from the Ministry of Health indicate that 1000 people have tested positive for COVID-19, while 10 have succumbed to COVID-19. To manage the spread of the virus, the government instituted several measures including lockdown, which is presumed to have devastating effects at both the macro and household levels.

This assessment was conducted in the major towns of Galkayo, Garowe and Qardho due to high level of exposure to the virus. The main objective of the assessment is to understand the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in order to inform decision makers, to enable them to come up with effective and appropriate strategies to mitigate the potential social and economic consequences of the current crisis.

To read the finding of the report, please click the link .  Puntland Covid-19 Report