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Publication | 29 October 2020

WFP Algeria - COVID-19 Household Impact Survey - Preliminary results

Global Food and Nutrition Security
The COVID-19 pandemic and its related containment and mitigation measures are expected to disproportionately affect livelihoods in contexts with limited capacity, such as the Tindouf refugee camps. It is having far-reaching impacts on people’s ability to meet critical needs around the world and is likely to exacerbate the already difficult situation faced by the Sahrawi refugees in Algeria. The COVID-19 household survey was launched by WFP in coordination with UNHCR and the Tindouf camp authorities to rapidly gather data on the potential impact on Sahrawi refugees’ access to humanitarian assistance and their food security. Data was collected with support of NGO CISP from 24 to 30 April 2020 in all 5 refugee camps through interviews.