CERF-funded Project

Fiji

Public health response to Tropical Cyclone Harold in Fiji (20-RR-WHO-026)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to ensure access to essential life-saving health services, medicines and supplies, and to rapidly detect, assess and respond to post-disaster disease outbreaks. This WHO project provides 10 mosquito insecticide resistance testing supplies; 20 IEHK basic kit; 1 IEHK full kit; and1 IEHK supplementary kit. WHO will also seek to rapidly detect, assess and respond to post-disaster disease outbreaks through support to mobile outreach services, including enhanced epidemiological surveillance, testing and outbreak investigation; risk communication and community engagement; water quality testing; and local procurement of water testing kits and vector control equipment and supplies. 20,499 people, of which 3,167 people with disabilities, will be targeted with lifesaving Health assistance, including 9,090 men, 7,701 women, 2,063 boys, and 1,645 girls.