Ethiopia #Japan Provides New Humanitarian Assistance Package worth 14 Mil USD to Ethiopia
Accordingly, Japan will provide over 2 million USD to the WFP to prevent and treat acute malnutrition for over 29,800 children aged 6-59 months and pregnant and lactating women in #Afar, #Amhara and #Tigray.
“This assistance will be needed to enhance access to primary health care and improve water and sanitation services and facilities for IDPs and host communities in drought and conflict affected seven regions namely Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella, Oromia, Somali and Tigray. It is estimated this assistance will benefit over 1 million people.”
The embassy further stated that in order to improve access to the protection and lifesaving support through the provision of emergency shelter, NFIs and basic services for IDPs, returnees and host communities in conflict and COVID-19 affected areas in all 10 regions except Harari and Sidama, Japan will provide about 5 million USD to IOM, OCHA, UNFPA and UNHCR.
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