Ethiopia Requests $1.6b Emergency Funding

“Ethiopia has asked for 1.6 billion dollars of emergency funding from the Development Assistance Group (DAG), a consortium of 30 bilateral nations and multilateral agencies supporting the country, to aid people that will be impacted in the event of a widespread Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak… If the virus breaks out significantly in Ethiopia, the plan indicates that an estimated 10 million people will require emergency assistance.”