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Coronavirus: COVID-19 inducing “widespread despair” among refugees, UNHCR appeals for urgent support for mental health

October 10, 2020

Download logoThe consequences of the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, deteriorating socio-economic conditions, protracted displacement and the critical shortfall in solutions to displacement are leading to widespread despair among refugees, warns UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency today.

Joining the World Health Organization in observing World Mental Health Day today, UNHCR is urging the international community to prioritize and boost essential mental health programs for refugees and those internally d

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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