RUNDOWN FOR WEDNESDAY 1 APRIL 2020

JORDAN / REFUGEES CLINIC COVID-19 (2:40) 

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said it was working with the hospital at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan to educate refugees about COVID-19 as it prepares for a possible outbreak. UNHCR

WHO / COVID-19 UPDATE (0:00)

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus to brief reporters on the COVID-19 pandemic. WHO

UN / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SECURITY COUNCIL (0:00)

Ambassador José Singer Weisinger of the Dominican Republic, President of the Security Council for the month of April, announced that the Council will begin holding open briefings via teleconference, including a meeting on the issue of COVID-19, currently being discussed. UNIFEED

SOUTH SUDAN / MARKET BORDERS CLOSURE (2:21)

A weekly market at Sakure, along the border between South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is closed as the South Sudanese Government’s effort to mitigate the global threat posed by COVID-19. UNMISS