05 March 2020 – National contingency plan launched

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Led by Federal Ministry of Health; implemented by inter-agency and multi-sectoral committee

Overview: National contingency plan for preparedness and response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) launched
Full details here: https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/sites/www.humanitarianresponse.info/files/documents/files/national_contingency_plan_for_preparedness_and_response_to_coronavirus_covid-19-_somalia.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, International – other
Evidence/Justification: WHO risk assessment shows high risk of importation