Current emergency

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

| Pandemic



A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020. WHO is working 24/7 to analyse data, provide advice, coordinate with partners, help countries prepare, increase supplies and manage expert networks. The international community has asked for US$675 million to help protect states with weaker health systems as part of its Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.

CBi response to COVID-19

CBi Thematic Content

COVID-19 in conflict affected areas – What the Private Sector Can Do

08 May 2020 •
Connecting Business initiative Secretariat

Preparing and responding to multi-hazard scenarios

26 May '20 13:00 - 14:00
Online - Eastern European Time

Situational Report for COVID-19 activities in CBi Member Network countries

The Situational Reports (SitRep) for COVID-19 activities present a brief overview of key figures (status of COVID-19 cases) and the latest policies in CBi Member Network countries. The SitReps also include CBi Member Network / private sector response and featured private sector initiatives in battling Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

  • Situational Report #4 - as of December 15 2020: EN / ES /FR
  • Situational Report #3 - as of November 15 2020: EN / ES / FR
  • Situational Report #2 - as of October 15 2020: EN / ES / FR
  • Situational Report #1 - as of September 11 2020: EN

COVID-19 response by CBi supported networks

Resources on COVID-19 in fragile situations and conflict affected areas

Information about COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccines