18 June 2020 – DRC unveils emergency mitigation program

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: This is an announcement made on June 17 by provincial government spokesperson Dieudonné Kamona after the assessment meeting chaired by Governor Zoé Kabila. To date, no case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Tanganyika. Provincial authorities are taking action in light of the threat to their province, its neighbors being affected by the pandemic.

Overview: President Félix Tshisekedi launches the Multisectoral Emergency Mitigation Program for COVID-19 in the DRC. Details of this program indicate it contains three axes; the Response to Covid-19, surveillance and strengthening of the health system; Support for macroeconomic stability and the revival of the economy; as well as risk mitigation and support to populations.
Full details here: https://taarifa.rw/drc-unveils-emergency-mitigation-program-for-covid-19/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)