The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced an additional $4 million to Libya as part of the fight against COVID-19. This new funding Reads a note from the US Agency for International Development Providing technical assistance, equipment and supplies to support the Libyan National Vaccination Plan and mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus.
“We are pleased to be able to work in partnership with the Libyan government and the Libyan people to respond to this unprecedented global pandemic and to strengthen the response capabilities needed to prevent or mitigate future crises.” USAID Mission Director John Bennell said.
This is more help from the historian America’s rescue plan Raises the United States’ contribution to combating COVID-19 in Libya to more than $20 million in regular and additional funding since the beginning of the pandemic. This assistance helped the Libyan government and civil society respond to urgent public health needs, provide emergency assistance to Libya’s most vulnerable communities and support Libya’s economic recovery.
These efforts – the same note – build on the United States’ long-standing commitment to work in partnership with countries around the world to address global health crises. Over the past 60 years, the United States has provided billions of dollars in foreign aid worldwide to fight diseases such as Ebola, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and now COVID-19.
The United States remains committed to working with Libya to end the COVID-19 pandemic, respond to its social and economic impacts, and rebuild a world more prepared for future health emergencies.
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