REACT participants discussed priorities for joint fight against COVID-19 in Dushanbe
8 August 2020, 10:00
Avesta.Tj | 08.08.2020 | On August 7, in Dushanbe, under the chairmanship of the head of the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense of Tajikistan Rustam Nazarzod and the UN Resident Coordinator in the Republic of Tajikistan, Mrs. Sezin Sinanoglu, with the participation of representatives of ministries and departments of the country and a number of international organizations, a meeting of the Rapid Assessment and Coordination Group in emergency situations was held ( REACT).
According to the press center of the CES, more than 20 representatives of various international organizations also participated in the REACT meeting remotely, that is, online.
Opening the meeting, the head of the Committee emphasized: “Consolidation of forces and capabilities in case of natural disasters and rendering assistance to those in need, this should remain our motto in our further, joint work”.
During the meeting, the participants were provided with information on registered emergencies that occurred on the territory of our country. The amount and types of assistance provided to the affected population by the government of the country and the coordinating role of the CoES in the response were emphasized.
The participants were provided with information about the anti-epidemiological activities of the CSF and partners of the REACT group during the coronavirus pandemic.
The meeting participants were provided with information on the development process and the current status of the joint Strategy for the humanitarian response to COVID-19, which is sent for approval to the government of the country.
The leaders of international organizations were unanimous in their intention to further strengthen cooperation, especially given the current situation with coronavirus in the region and in the world as a whole.
At the end of the meeting, the participants identified the priorities for joint work for the response to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic.