Response to the development of the Ebola epidemic in the DRC – Crisis pool – Response to COVID-19


Reporting Organization:UNICEF
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 2,000,000
Timeframe: July 8, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles


Reporting Organization


UNICEF

Participating Organizations


Unspecified

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)


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Location


Country - Total Budget Allocation


Congo (DRC) - $ 2,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus


Health - Total Budget Allocation


Infectious & Communicable Diseases (75.00 %)

Primary Health Care (25.00 %)

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Description


This project’s component provides additional funding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This project aims to strengthen the coordination of national and provincial actors, and supports health structures and communities in the city of Kinshasa and provinces at risk of COVID-19 outbreak. This component of the project is being implemented in the health zones of the city of Kinshasa, which has an estimated population of 12 million, and 9 at-risk provinces (Kongo Central, Kwilu, Kwango, Mai-Ndombe, Kasaï, Haut-Katanga, Tshopo, Nord-Kivu and Sud-Kivu).

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Target Population


Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Outputs


Unspecified

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Results & Indicators


Expected Results


The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved coordination structures at both the national and provincial levels (support for the development of provincial plans) for the response to COVID-19 in the DRC; (2) strengthened capacities within structures for the management, monitoring and investigation of COVID-19 cases; (3) improved infection prevention and control in health structures and in the community (training of health personnel and community members, provision of hygiene kits and incinerators); and (4) strengthened risk communication and community involvement in collaboration with community organizations.

Achieved Results


Indicators


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)


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