The Covid-19 Pandemic in the IGAD Region: Impact on Health and the Economy

The Covid-19 Pandemic in the IGAD Region: Impact on Health and the Economy

The Covid-19 Pandemic in the IGAD Region: Impact on Health and the Economy -------------------------------------------------------------------- The Covid crisis has cast its dark shadow in the IGAD region at the worst time as it came on top of the problems of weak or fragile states, lack of capacity, wide spread poverty and food insecurity, conflicts, and the desert locust invasion. Many of the member countries are also under major economic difficulties and have significant vulnerable populations, and…