Impact of COVID-19 on refugees and migrants in West Africa

West Africa

This snapshot is intended to provide an introduction to the effects that Covid-19 has had on people on the move within the region, giving an overview of their profiles, awareness and risk perception related to the coronavirus, access to healthcare, assistance received and needed, impacts on their daily lives and effects on their migration journeys. This snapshot is based on telephone surveys carried out with 344 migrants and refugees in Burkina Faso (98 interviews), Mali (101 interviews) and Niger (145 interviews) during the week of 20-24 April.

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