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 was 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 provided mosquito insecticide resistance testing supplies; 10 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. 17,100 people, of which 2,633 people with disabilities, will be targeted with lifesaving Health assistance, including 4,124 men, 4,808 women, 3,410 boys, and 4,758 girls.