One of the greatest obstacles to providing humanitarian services this year has been the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The United Nations is now focused on ensuring that the impact of the pandemic is mitigated among aid workers and vulnerable persons as the world commemorates humanitarian day.
Moyo Thomas reports that the outbreak of Covid-19 public health crisis has brought about greater global humanitarian emergencies
The United Nations has responded to this by initiating strategic priorities in the global humanitarian response plan to Covid-19
The Global Humanitarian Response plan aims to contain the spread of the pandemic, reduce fatality and ensure the protection of refugees and IDPs especially those vulnerable to the pandemic
Around the world, over 22 million cases have been confirmed with over 700 thousand deaths.
Experts believe the impact of Covid-19 will take several years to overcome if there is no synergy among countries, partners and agencies.
Nigeria Humanitarian Action believes that responding to challenges arising from the pandemic, requires the efforts of everyone
Escalation of violence has made humanitarian response to the Covid-19 more difficult despite consistent efforts by government
As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, participants say the commemoration of the world Humanitarian day should be used to call for a cessation of all forms of violence in order to reduce the task of aid workers.