The Representation is a multicountry office, reaching 276,421 people of concern in Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles and South Africa.
COVID-19 is impacting the health and livelihoods of refugees alongside citizens. In South Africa, 5,282 people received risk communication messages to maintain community awareness.
Regular priorities include: strengthening national asylum systems; ending statelessness; enhancing the protection environment; strengthening partnerships.
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees