WFP, Ethiopia Open Air Hub for COVID-19 Response

tnership between the Government of Ethiopia, WFP and WHO is aligned with the vision of the United Nations in Ethiopia and highlights the value of collaboration in responding to the needs of millions of people.”

Following further discussions with the Government of Ethiopia, WFP is planning to organize and process flights for humanitarian personnel through the Addis Ababa hub as well as medical evacuations, it was also learned.

As part of a global appeal to raise 2 billion USD for the COVID-19 response, launched by the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on 25 March, WFP is calling for 350 million USD to support vital common aviation, shipping, storage and transport and engineering services in areas affected by the pandemic.

 

 

Source: Ethiopia News agency

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