Kenya

Situation Report
Coordination

General Coordination

  • The Government has earmarked 40 billion Kenyan Shillings (approximately US$377.7 million) in funds for additional health expenditure, including enhanced surveillance, laboratory services, isolation units, equipment, supplies, and communication; social protection and cash transfers; food relief; and funds for expediting payments of existing obligations to maintain cash flow for businesses during the crisis.

  • On 9 April, the United Nations and humanitarian partners launched an Emergency Appeal to support the Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The emergency requirements of the plan, nearly $260 million, have been included in the updated COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan released on 17 July. Only 37.1 per cent of has since been funded.

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