15 March 2020 – Announcement on national emergency concerning the COVID-19 outbreak

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency: White House

Overview: Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
Full details here: https://web.archive.org/web/20200319045239/https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-declaring-national-emergency-concerning-novel-coronavirus-disease-covid-19-outbreak/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government