Cabo Verde

Cape Verde: Multilateral contribution, 11 Dec 2009

News and Press Release
Originally published
"The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 43000 euros to IFRC in response to the epidemic of Dengue in Cape Verde, following of the International Federation of Red Cross program named "DREF Operation n. MDRCV001, 12 November 2009".

The contribution will support humanitarian assistance program that Red Cross of Cape Verde is implementing in the nine islands of the country for 75.000 people for three months.

The planned activities are to purchase and to distribute materials for pest control and hygiene in hospitals and homes, training for local operators, and information and prevention campaigns targeted to the population.

POC: Alessandro Pirrone - MoFA Rome - Emergency Office on +39 3691 8153