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Geneva, Switzerland 13 March 2020 – According to the recent World Health Organization (WHO) announcement, the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) is now declared as a global pandemic. There are more than 127,800 confirmed cases and 4,718 people have lost their lives. At the time of writing, the disease has been detected in more than 114 countries, including several countries where Medair operates.  Medair has activated contingency plans with coordinated action now being taken to prevent and control infection rates. “We are concerned with the rapid spread in the Middle East – especially Iraq and Afghanistan that borders Iran[1]…

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Paola Barioli

Media Relations Officer
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Switzerland & International

Paola Barioli

Paola Barioli

(English, French, Italian, Spanish)

Phone: +41 (0)78 635 30 95
Email: paola.barioli@medair.org

Afghanistan

Jonathan Kyle

Jonathan Kyle

(English, French)

Phone: +880 13 0685 4459
Email: comms-asia@medair.org

Bangladesh

Jonathan Kyle

Jonathan Kyle

(English, French)

Phone: +880 13 0685 4459
Email: comms-asia@medair.org

Middle East (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq)

Abigail Drane

Abigail Drane

Regional Communications Manager for the Middle East (English)

Phone:  +962 (0)79 954 5525 (Jordan)
Phone:  +961 (0)81 313 440 (Lebanon)
Email: comms-mer@medair.org

Iraq

Amy van Drunen

Amy van Drunen

Media & Press Coordinator (English)

Phone: +964 (0)75 174 02 881
Email: comms-irq@medair.org

Jordan

Tamara Elkouz

Tamara Elkouz

(English, Arabic)

Phone: + 962 (0) 796 346 785
Email: comms-jor@medair.org

Lebanon

Hiba Haj Omar

Hiba Haj Omar

(English, Arabic)

Phone: +961 (0) 76 93 61 43
Email: comms-leb@medair.org

Africa

Democratic Republic of Congo

Pete Harrison

Pete Harrison

(English, French)

Phone: +243 (0) 998 591 351
Email: comms-cod@medair.org

South Sudan

Sue O’Connor

Sue O’Connor

(English)

Phone: +211 (0)92 747 5150
Email: comms-sds@medair.org

Madagascar

Mialy Chrystelle Rakotomavo

Mialy Chrystelle Rakotomavo

(English, French)

Phone:  +261 (0)32 05 146 02
E-mail: comms-mdg@medair.org