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US aids GNA with additional $6.5M to fight COVID-19

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The U.S. Government has committed an additional $6.5 million in support of Libya’s COVID-19 response, the U.S. Embassy in Libya announced on Monday.

The U.S. said that this financial aid is also intended for helping municipalities “formalize their crisis response functions, develop emergency management plans, train teams in Crisis Emergency Response.”

“This additional U.S. support will also help to expand public awareness during the Coronavirus crisis and provide assistance to migrants and refugees in Libya during the pandemic,” the U.S. Embassy said.

“The U.S. Government continues to support Libya’s response to COVID-19, totaling over $12 million in assistance committed since the beginning of the outbreak.”

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