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People wait to cast their votes during parliamentary elections, amid fears over rising number of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, in Amman, Jordan November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Middle East and North Africa COVID-19 Policy Response Project

Content from the Brookings Doha Center is now archived. In September 2021, after 14 years of impactful partnership, Brookings and the Brookings Doha Center announced that they were ending their affiliation. The Brookings Doha Center is now the Middle East Council on Global Affairs, a separate public policy institution based in Qatar.

An analysis of policy and institutional responses of countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to the COVID-19 pandemic. This research seeks to understand how MENA countries have responded to the virus, and what the long-term implications are likely to be for the region’s governments and public sector.

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