The Logistics Cluster is closely monitoring the current outbreak of novel coronavirus. This page has been established to share the latest logistics information related to the outbreak response and provide a platform for partners to exchange information on logistics gaps and needs. The Logistics Cluster team will also upload key documents related to logistics activities in pandemic emergencies , as they become available. The current guide available under Key Documents was produced in 2017, and provides an overview of downstream logistics in pandemics. For specific details related to this virus, the World Health Organization is providing daily updates and technical guidance here.

Would you like to report a logistics gap related to the virus outbreak? Please contact Deputy Global Logistics Cluster Coordinator Bruno Vandemeulebroecke.

A global call will be scheduled and announced on this page. An invite will be sent to the Logistics Cluster Global Mailing list. Please email here if you would like to be added to the list.

Updates from Private Sector

Through this link the global shipping agent, Wilhelmsen, provides a daily updated global situation about ports/national authorities started imposing restrictions because of the Coronavirus.

Through this link the international shipping association BIMCO is providing contractual and practical advice regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Please note that WFP and the Logistics Cluster are not in a position to endorse or comment on any companies suitability as a reputable supplier/service provider.

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HQ Rome, Italy

Bruno Vandemeulebroecke
(GLC Focal Point)