London will provide developing countries with 249 million to fight COVID 19

MOSCOW, 12 APR – RIA Novosti. UK will allocate £ 200 million (249 million U.S. dollars) to local charity and international organizations to assist developing countries in the fight against coronavirus, according to the website of the Department for international development.

it is Noted that helping vulnerable countries to contain the spread of the coronavirus that the Kingdom is trying to prevent a second wave of infections in the country.

it is Noted that of the allocated 249 million dollars, almost 162 million will be transferred to the UN agencies, including who, about 62 million to the Red cross, 25 million various NGOs. Just at the moment the UK has already allocated 926 million dollars for the global fight against coronavirus.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world has already recorded more than 1.6 million cases, more than 99 thousand people died.

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