The United States announced its commitment to supporting The Gambia’s efforts to combat COVID-19, working closely with the government of The Gambia, civil society, and community leaders.
This assistance which is built on long term support is estimated at 3 million dollars, equivalent to 150 Million dalasi for the year 2020.
In a media release on Thursday, The US Embassy in the Gambia noted that The United States Agency for International Development has committed 310,000 dollars which amounts to 15.5 Million dalasi to assist The Gambia in its efforts to slow the COVID-19 outbreak.
The fund is also meant to promote citizen’s accountability in executing the local response.
“These additional funds, according to the embassy, will raise public awareness and promote transparency around the COVID-19 response through television and radio broadcasts
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