US gives Palestinians $15 mln for COVID-19 response: Statement

Reuters , Thursday 25 Mar 2021

The funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) would help support efforts by the Catholic Relief Services in healthcare facilities as well as address food insecurity

Outbreak of coronavirus in Gaza Strip. (File Photo Reuters)
Outbreak of coronavirus in Gaza Strip. (File Photo Reuters)

The Biden administration is giving the Palestinians $15 million to aid in their COVID-19 response in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Thursday.

The funds from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) would help support efforts by the Catholic Relief Services in healthcare facilities as well as address food insecurity, the statement said.

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