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Joint Statement: World Humanitarian Day 2020

The hidden human cost of economic sanctions and restrictive measures

Joint statement with Caritas Middle East and Northern Africa (MONA).

On World Humanitarian Day, which takes place this year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a few days after the tremendous explosions in Beirut, Caritas Europa and Caritas Middle East and Northern Africa (MONA) are joining forces to share their deep concerns on the dire side effects that economic sanctions and unilateral restrictive measures have on civilian and vulnerable populations living through the deep, multiple crises in the region: economic, political and humanitarian.

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