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Press Release: Humanitarian Coordinator welcomes personal protective equipment to South Sudan

(Juba, 4 September 2020) The Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudéhou, announced the arrival of US$5.2 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) at Juba International Airport. The 70 tons of PPEs was procured by the World Health Organization with $5 million funding from the South Sudan Humanitarian Fund and $146,000 from the African
Development Bank. The supplies include face masks, face shields, respirators, gowns and goggles, and will help protect frontline health workers and other public health practitioners against COVID-19 transmission.

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
04 Сен 2020
Document type: 
Press Release