City Receives Donations Worth 36m Br

August 16 , 2020


City Receives Donations Worth 36m Br

USAID and Save the Children have donated emergency cash worth 26 million Br to 4,429 households in Addis Abeba for the response against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The assistance, received by Deputy Mayor Takele Uma, will directly go through as cash support to sustain the households for three months, according to the City Administration. In parallel to this, BamaCon Engineering Plc, a construction company in the capital, has provided 100 ventilators worth close to 10 million Br to the City Administration. The ventilators are expected to serve in intensive care units for up to 200 COVID-19 patients a day. The Ethiopian Industrial Inputs Development Enterprise also donated COVID-19 emergency supplies to vulnerable parts of the society.


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