UN Emergency Fund Allots Aid to Curb Measles, Meningitis in Chad

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund has committed USD2.7 million to help contain outbreaks of measles and meningitis in Chad. The funding, of which USD1.9 million will go to the World Health Organization and USD850,000 to UNICEF, will be used to vaccinate some 627,000 children against meningitis and around 966,000 against measles.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.