Recommendations on Including Camps and Camp-Like Settings in the Response to The COVID-19 Pandemic

16 June 2020

Internally displaced people and migrants, including refugees, living in camps, formal and informal settlements and other collective sites (hereafter camp and camp-like settings), may be disproportionately affected by both the pandemic itself and the response measures adopted by States. During a pandemic, the complex task of managing camps and camp-like settings becomes an even greater challenge; it is therefore of the utmost importance to ensure inclusive responses that benefit both people living in such settings and the entire host community.