US COVID-19 Response; Providing $5 Million in Assistance for Afghanistan to Fight Coronavirus

The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

US embassy in Kabul in a press release said that the United States is providing to Afghanistan approximately $5 million in health and humanitarian assistance to support detection and treatment of COVID-19 for internally displaced persons (IDPs).

“In addition, the United States has also redirected $10 million in existing resources to support of the United Nations (WHO) Emergency Response Plan for COVID-19,” the press release reads.

It also added that the support will include surveillance, lab improvements, case management, infection prevention and control, community engagement, and technical assistance to Government of Afghanistan.

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