Jersey Acknowledged in UN Comms
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has mentioned Jersey, alongside other governments including the Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Luxemburg, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Switzerland, for its contribution to Central African Republic Humanitarian Fund. The fund, established to provide emergency response in the most affected areas will target an estimated 650,000 people in the following sectors: shelter/non-food items, water, sanitation and hygiene, education, telecommunications, logistics, livelihoods and community stabilization, nutrition, protection, health, and food security.
Najat Rochdi, Humanitarian Coordinator in the Central African Republic, said “I thank the donors who continue to support the humanitarian response in CAR, as well as for their support to the CAR HF. The latter remains an effective and vital funding mechanism to ensure a coordinated and effective humanitarian response and to respond to humanitarian emergencies while ensuring accountability to affected populations”
The full press release can be found here