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Monitoring COVID-19 Impact on Refugees in Ethiopia Report No. 2

The high-frequency phone survey of refugees monitors the economic and social impact of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic on refugees and nationals. The main objective is to inform timely and adequate policy and program responses. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia, two rounds of data collection of refugees were completed between September and November 2020. The first round of the joint national and refugee HFPS was implemented between the 24 September and 17 October 2020 and the second round between 20 October and 20 November 2020.

The first survey brief summarized the results of the first round of the joint national and refugee HFPS, implemented between 24 September and 17 October 2020. This second survey brief focuses on comparing the first and second rounds of HFPS data collected on the following topics: Access to food and medicines, school enrollment and educational activities during the pandemic, employment dynamics, income loss, and assistance received.