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Lebanon WASH response to COVID-19

Réponse du Liban WASH au COVID-19
rapport , récit d'expérience Nov 2020 ; 22 pages
Ed. UNICEF - Beirut - 1 édition
Téléchargeable sous format: PdF (530 ko)
On 30 January, the World Health Organization declared the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). In Lebanon, on 21
February 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed involving a 41-years-old female, which
had a travel history to Iran.
WHO has defined four transmission phases for COVID-19:
1. Countries with no cases;
2. Countries with 01 or more cases, imported or locally detected (sporadic cases);
3. Countries experiencing cases clustered in time, geographical location and/or common
exposure (clusters of cases);
4. Countries experiencing larger outbreaks of local transmission (community
It is at the 4th stage where countries move from containment to mitigation. As of 5th of August.
The case of Lebanon falls under the fourth scenario of local transmission.
As community transmission has started with the multiple clusters observed across the country at
the same time, and around 30% of cases with not well-defined source of infection, WaSH sector
continue to support the National COVID-19 Response with focus on mitigation and prevention


Décideurs locaux ou nationaux , Santé (professionnels de la)

Mots clefs:

accès à l'assainissement (CI) (DT) (OP) , accès à l'eau (CI) (DT) (OP) , coopération entre collectivités (CI) (DT) (OP) , covid-19 (CI) (DT) (OP)

Pays concerné:

Liban (CI) (DT) (OP)


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