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UNICEF Tokyo Office Government of Japan grants UNICEF US$1 million to provide life-saving water and sanitation services to people affected by floods in Ethiopia

UNICEF Tokyo Office
Government of Japan grants UNICEF US$1 million to provide life-saving water and sanitation services to people affected by floods in Ethiopia ……
The Government of Japan provides US$1 million in emergency grant aid to UNICEF to provide life-saving water and sanitation services to flood-affected people in Ethiopia’s Somali, Afar, South Ethiopia and South West regions. Did.
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March 19, 2024 From Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
The Government of Japan has made an emergency grant of US$1 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide life-saving water and sanitation services to flood-affected people in Ethiopia’s Somali, Afar, South Ethiopia and South West regions. Grant aid was provided.
This financial cooperation will support the restoration of water supply facilities that have ceased to function due to the effects of the floods and the expansion of existing water sources, address the issue of water scarcity, and restore water and sanitation
infrastructure in health facilities. The purpose is
In addition, through improving sustainable hygiene practices, strengthening community participation, and working with local leaders, we will carry out comprehensive water and sanitation social and behavior change, risk communication and community engagement, and increase public awareness. prevent the spread of water and
sanitation-related diseases such as cholera in flood-affected communities by encouraging appropriate action.
Hironori Shibata, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ethiopia, said: “Through UNICEF, Japan has continued to support Ethiopia in addressing challenges related to vulnerable children and communities. It is essential to people’s lives. This support is in line with the Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) promoted by Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.”
This funding will enable 100,000 people, including the most vulnerable women and girls, to access essential water and sanitation supplies and services, helping to prevent further flood-related crises in the future. I will.
Abubakar Campo, UNICEF Representative in Ethiopia, said: “We are deeply grateful to the Japanese government for its generous support. Children are the most vulnerable in emergencies such as floods and are burdened by a lack of services. “Restoring water and sanitation will help children survive, thrive and reach their full potential.” ■ About UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations agency that works to promote the rights and healthy development of all children. We are currently working with many partners in more than 190 countries and regions* to translate our philosophy into concrete actions in a variety of ways. We work for all children, everywhere in the world, with a particular focus on supporting those most in need. *Includes 33 countries and regions where UNICEF national committees are active *UNICEF’s activities are funded entirely by donations from
individuals, companies, and organizations, as well as voluntary contributions from governments around the world.
■ UNICEF Tokyo Office
UNICEF Tokyo Office is a United Nations agency office directly under the New York headquarters, and receives financial cooperation from the Japanese government’s Official Development Assistance (ODA), as well as cooperation with members of Congress, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), etc. We are promoting collaboration.
https://www.unicef.org/tokyo/
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