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Megacity slums are incubators of disease - COVID-19 response isn't helping

14 May 2020, Conversation Media Group, the

COVID-19 is spreading fast through cities, ravaging slum areas where risk factors like overcrowding and poverty accelerate disease transmission.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria) (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 7028803367 +234 803 255 5372


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Emergency Management Agency (Nigeria) (NEMA)
  • Website: http://www.nema.gov.ng/
  • Contact:Deputy Director/Head
  • Phone:+234 7028803367 +234 803 255 5372
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