Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic at Ngorongoro Conservation Area World Heritage Site

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a world heritage site located in the United Republic of Tanzania has also been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, like all other places in the world.

In response to the situation, the site’s management has been taking various measures to cope up with the circumstances, as explained by Dr. Freddy Manongi, the site’s Conservation Commissioner.

The site has remained open for visits, but precautionary measures are taken to ensure the safety of both the visitors and the site’s staff. Additionally, the site has been involved in raising awareness of the pandemic and infection prevention mechanisms.

Apart from being open for visits, the site is implementing virtual site visits through web cameras to allow visitors who cannot physically visit the site, to enjoy the magnificent view of the site remotely.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a unique World Heritage Site where the indigenous people live harmoniously with wild animals.