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In Conversation With... ORB Iraq 2 years ago

Iraq has reported nearly 120,000 cases of COVID-19 since February 22 and over 4500 deaths.  While the public’s initial perceptions of government measures were positive, the Government of Iraq (GOI) has come under increasing fire as the crisis …

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In Conversation with… ORB Syria 2 years ago

After nine years of conflict and with over 6 million estimated internally displaced persons, Syria announced its first COVID-19-related death on 29 March. Fearing the worst, authorities across the country imposed curfews in a bid to stop the …

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In Conversation with... ORB Nigeria 2 years ago

(Lockdown in Abuja, Photo by Afolabi Sotunde – REUTERS)Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, neighbouring Ogun state, the capital city Abuja, and their thirty million inhabitants have been on lockdown since 29 March. As of the 11th May, Africa’s most …

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