July 1, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Today, the United States by means of its Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 131 tons of meals help value $399,213 to Uzbekistan. The cargo incorporates a nutritious vegetable and legume combine for distribution to well being and social care settings and susceptible households.
The help will attain over 30,000 of probably the most susceptible residents of the nation in additional than 130 well being and social safety services, together with these offering COVID-19 quarantine providers, long-term look after sufferers with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), orphanages, and psychiatric establishments.
“This program demonstrates the continued sturdy partnership between Uzbekistan and the United States of America to enhance vitamin and make sure that probably the most susceptible have enough, secure and nutritious meals to help a wholesome and productive life,” Mikaela Meredith, USAID Uzbekistan Mission Director mentioned in her speech.
Since 2010, USAID’s International Food Relief Partnership program has delivered 1,300 tons of meals help to Uzbekistan, value greater than $3.5 million. The donated meals will likely be distributed by the American non-profit group Resource and Policy Exchange in collaboration with the worldwide charitable basis Sog’lom Avlod Uchun (Uzbekistan).
This newest humanitarian supply to Uzbekistan builds on greater than USD 122 million in long-term U.S. funding in well being and over USD 1 billion in complete help over the previous 20 years.
USAID companions with the Government of Uzbekistan to diversify the nation’s financial system and improve regional commerce, deal with critical well being threats – together with COVID-19 – and construct the federal government’s capability to answer the inhabitants’s wants. For extra data, please go to: https://www.usaid.gov/uzbekistan .