AKAH provides assistance to hospital in Khorog
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The assistance included ten water heaters, five refrigerators, ten air conditioners, three electric ovens, fifteen, electric kettles, 424 mattresses, heavy blankets and beddings as well as 75 summer blankets.
Recall, AKAH Tajikistan on July 1 presented medical and emergency response items to the local governments of Khatlon and Sughd provinces to aid ongoing COVID-19 response efforts in these regions. The donated items included chlorine, antiseptics, disposable masks, latex gloves, PPE sets, FFP 2 respirators, mattresses, blankets, cordons, gloves, shoe covers, diesel and petrol.
AKAH Tajikistan and the other agencies within the Aga Khan Development Network, are continuing in their support to the Government of Tajikistan and various local institutional by mobilizing resources, improving capacities, and distributing critical care during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak across the country.
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), which merges the capabilities of Focus Humanitarian Assistance, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Services, and the Aga Khan Development Network’s Disaster Risk Management Initiative, focuses on preparing for both sudden and slow-onset disasters.
AKAH works to ensure that poor people live in physical settings that are as safe as possible from the effects of natural disasters; that residents who do live in high-risk areas are able to cope with disasters in terms of preparedness and response; and that these settings provide access to social and financial services that lead to greater opportunity and a better quality of life. Initially, priority areas of AKAH will include Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and India.
SOURCE: ASIA PLUS