In May, the Government of Zambia COVID-19 Multisectoral Contingency & Response Plan. The UN and partners developed the the COVID-19 Emergency Appeal in line with Government’s Multisectoral Plan, was officially launched by the Vice President Inonge Wina. The UN and partners’ Appeal requires $132.9 million to support the COVID-19 multisectoral response targeting 6.2 million people.
WHO continues as the technical co-lead agency supporting the Ministry of Health and Zambia Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) overall coordination of the COVID-19 response. The United Nations Resident Coordinators Office is co-leading UN response across with line ministries as lead and UN agencies co-leading sector responses.