27 June 2020 – Comprehensive curfew imposed in Najaf Province

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Indigenous Peoples, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Najaf)
Lead People/Agency: The Crisis Cell in Najaf Province

Overview: The Crisis Cell in Najaf Province issued several decisions regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus, including a comprehensive curfew imposed next week. The imposition of a complete curfew starts from Saturday and for a week. It was also decided to exclude bakeries, markets and vegetable stores from the ban.
Full details here: https://www.alsumaria.tv/news/%D9%83%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D8%A7-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82/349645/%D9%84%D9%85%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%AC%D9%87%D8%A9-%D9%83%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D8%A7-%D8%AE%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%B2%D9%85%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D8%AC%D9%81-%D8%AA%D9%81%D8%B1%D8%B6-%D8%AD%D8%B8%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D8%B4%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%84%D8%A7

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: As a result of increased infections and deaths due to Coronavirus